Portcullis House

Scrutiny of Parliament Spending Is Only Right, But That Scrutiny Must Be Informed

John Percival | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Politics
John Percival

MPs' offices and the Parliamentary estate are funded by public money. It is only right that their spending is properly scrutinised. It is vital however that this scrutiny is properly informed. The media have a duty to report MPs' and Parliamentary spending responsibility. MPs' and the Parliamentary estate have a duty of care to their employees.

The Future of Education is Now

Christina Robert | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Christina Robert

In an effort to get out of the house and away from the blood vessel popping effort to keep my mouth shut, I recently went to hear the wunderkind of modern education speak at Portcullis House. In case you are old and backward like me, his name is Salman Khan.

Cost Of Parliament Trees Snipped

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Politics

The bill for maintaining indoor fig trees at Parliament has been slashed, it has been revealed. The 12 trees and external shrubs at Portcullis Hous...

Downing Street Twigs to Bercow's Fig Idea

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 24.02.2012 | UK Politics

Downing Street has backed Commons Speaker John Bercow over calls to end the £30,000-a-year cost to the taxpayer of renting 12 fig trees to decorate a...