Tag Archives: House of Commons of the United Kingdom


Film the House: Parliamentary film competition shortlists announced by Authors’ Licensing & Collecting Society

Film the House is delighted to announce the shortlists for this year’s competition. Film the House is run in collaboration with MPs to find the filmmakers and scriptwriters of tomorrow. It is also an opportunity to highlight the importance of intellectual property rights to MPs, creators and the wider public. The competition receives parliamentary sponsorship from Lord Clement-Jones, Ellie Reeves MP and Giles Watling MP. Continue reading


Kwasi Kwarteng: only a desperate prime minister sacks a chancellor

Despina Alexiadou, University of Strathclyde

Having seen her government’s popularity plummet just weeks after taking office, British prime minister Liz Truss has sacked her chancellor of the exchequer, Kwasi Kwarteng in a bid to save herself. Kwarteng, widely seen as Truss’s right-hand man, was rushed back to London from New York for the occasion, where he had been meeting with IMF officials on Thursday evening.

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Rishi Sunak or Liz Truss? Polling shows party members want her – but the wider voting public would choose him

Paul Whiteley, University of Essex

Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss are the final two candidates chosen to go head-to-head in the battle to become the next leader of the Conservative party and, therefore, the next prime minister of the UK.

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