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Prime minister refuses to follow Labour in saying MPs should not take inflation-busting £3,300 pay rise amid Covid.
Throughout this pandemic, it has always been one rule for them and one rule for the rest of us, writes Mariam Khan.
It comes after reports MP's drinking establishments were classed as "workplace canteens".
After two years of exhausting campaigning to make Parliament safer, the government might be about to undermine us all, writes former Commons clerk Jenny McCullough.
The Commons may sit virtually to allow MPs to hold ministers to account over coronavirus, a spokesperson for Jacob Rees-Mogg said.
Brexit may have delayed the debate on cages, but now is an opportunity for the UK to be a leader in animal rights, writes Deborah Meaden.
"Discussions are already taking place with the parliamentary authorities and the scientific and medical advisers," says No.10.
The breathtaking sexism women MPs like Tracy Brabin face on a daily basis has once again reared its ugly head for all to see, Manchester's Lib Dem leader John Leech writes.