Entries by Ellee Seymour from 09/2011

Working Life in Parliament

| Posted 09.05.2011 | UK Politics

I wonder who the woman MP was who Andy Burnham saw strolling across Westminster Bridge 10.30pm one night with her baby in a buggy, having just finished work. For anyone who thinks MPs have an easy time, this is the reality for those with young families who are dedicated to political life and serving their constituents.

Will Westminster's Working Hours Modernise After Today?

| Posted 09.13.2011 | UK Politics

Joan Ruddock MP will today lobby her colleagues for a change of working hours in the House. It's quite a modest request really: she suggests close of day at 6 or 7pm midweek for business in the House, enabling MPs to get back to their young children in time to read them a bedtime story if they are within commuting distance.

Twinings - Bring back the old Earl Grey

| Posted 09.14.2011 | UK Lifestyle

I have just joined a new Facebook group urging Twinings to ditch its new wishy washy Earl Grey tea and reinstate its original aromatic recipe loved my millions around the world.