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The week in Westminster: October 2nd - October 6th
The week in Westminster: October 2nd – October 6th

Michael Martin’s grilling over the Damian Green affair is the highlight of this week in parliament. The former Speaker, who was ennobled earlier this month, blamed the serjeant-at-arms for letting police search the shadow immigration minister’s office without a warrant. MPs will assess whether he was right to do so on Monday. Also coming up… Read more »

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Chief drugs advisor sacked
Johnson sacks chief drugs advisor

By Alex Stevenson The government’s chief drug advisor has been sacked after failing to give the public “clear messages”. Professor David Nutt, of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD), was sacked after saying cannabis did not cause major health problems. Home secretary Alan Johnson asked Prof Nutt to quit the ACMD because… Read more »

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