We certainly feel that we did as we had over events on the calendar and had numerous stories and tweets about it on facebook and twitter. Congratulations to one and all for making an event happen it is a big job we know and so many of you will have done it in your spare time. This year we had a record amount of Rainbow flags flying and people wearing rainbow lanyards so our visibility has increased.
He was elected in the general election with a majority of 2, votes,  taking a seat previously held by Liberal Democrat John Pugh until his retirement. Moore was born in Workington in Cumbria. He studied history at the University of Central Lancashire.
Bradshaw was educated at Thorpe Grammar Schoolfollowed by the University of Sussex where he read for a degree in German. He also attended the University of Freiburg in Germany while an undergraduate. Between andBradshaw taught English at the Technikum, a school of technology in Winterthur in the Zurich canton of Switzerland.
Expense claims and a Westminster sex scandal were deleted from MPs' Wikipedia pages by computers inside Parliament before the election, The Telegraph has found. Details of a police arrest, electoral fraud allegation and the use of "chauffeur-driven cars" were also been wiped by people inside the Commons. The revelation will raise suspicion MPs or their political parties deliberately hid information from the public online to make candidates appear more electable to voters. Expenses revelations uncovered by The Telegraph were deleted from the online biographies.
He began his career in the oil industry with Royal Dutch Shelland was first elected to the House of Commons in the general election. After gaining several minor positions in the government of John Majorhe played a key role in William Hague 's successful bid for the Conservative leadership in Duncan received several promotions to the Conservative front bench, and eventually joined the Shadow Cabinet after the general election.
Alex Wickham. It had been an evening for young political activists, mostly teenage boys, and it was drawing to an end. I could smell the whisky and cigars on his breath.
When a member of a legislature switches from one party to another, this is called crossing the floor. The list details the dates, members involved, previous and new party affiliations, and an explanation for their switch. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
These are external links and will open in a new window. But who is the man in the big green chair? John Bercow, 54, sometimes refers to his favourite sport in the Commons chamber, recently revealing to MPs the heights of noisy passion he reaches when watching Davis Cup matches on TV. The minicab driver's son first picked up a racquet at the age of eight.
The Conservative Party or the Toriesfully titled the Conservative and Unionist Partyis one of the two to seven depending on who you ask major political parties in the UKand like most political parties it has distinct factions which gain and lose internal power over time. They are currently the ruling party, in a shaky confidence and supply agreement with the Democratic Unionist Party. The Conservative Party under that name dates back to the s.
He stops outside a big, windowless slab of a building, with an old-style cinema awning, now called the Electric Brixton. My policy in such circumstances is to lie, claim more knowledge and experience than I have, but something about an MP quizzing me on my clubbing history catches me off-guard. I reply no, I did not ever go to the Fridge. He stares into the middle distance.