Tag Archive for Rebekah Brooks

Lords and Commons out of sync


This week sees the beginning of the long summer recess for both the Lords and Commons, but with the Lords working an extra day. This ought not be remarkable as long as events are proceeding in a normal way. But they are not. The Commons finish on Tuesday. For a small group of backbenchers who…

News of the World

Lord Soley

I don’t like the News of the World but I like closing newspapers even less. This is Rupert Murdoch trying to get out of a very deep hole. What about the staff who are suddenly on the dole when no senior person loses their job and the main charges are still unanswered?  There are many…