Parliament is Falling Down

Well- that might be a little bit of an overstatement but according to John Bercow, Pugin’s Neo- Gothic masterpiece is a little worse for wear at the moment, and in need of an extensive, expensive and disrupted maintenance programme.

This has prompted a series of articles looking at what we want from a modern parliament and what improvements could be made- interesting Unit 2 reading from the perspective of Parliamentary reform.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/11447135/Our-glorious-fragile-parliament-and-its-hungry-scurrying-mice.html

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/mar/03/parliament-falling-down-palace-westminster-restoration-cost

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/3bn-to-repair-parliament-knock-it-into-flats-and-send-mps-up-north-10083388.html

Advertisements

Tags: ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: