Ruth Smeeth

Ruth Smeeth, Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent North

Long-Bailey, Rebecca

Rebecca Long-Bailey, Labour MP for Salford & Eccles

Sunak, Rishi

Rishi Sunak, Conservative MP for Richmond (York)

Jayawardena, Ranil

Ranil Jayawardena, Conservative MP for North East Hampshire

Robert Jenrick – Profile

Robert Jenrick, Conservative MP for Newark

Burgon, Richard

Richard Burgon, Labour MP for Leeds East

Rob Marris

Rob Marris, Labour MP for Wolverhampton South West

Pow, Rebecca

Rebecca Pow, Conservative MP for Taunton Deane

Smith, Royston

Royston Smith, Conservative MP for Southampton Itchen

Roger Mullin

Roger Mullin, SNP MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

Cowan, Ronnie

Ronnie Cowan, SNP MP for Inverclyde

Huq, Rupa

Rupa Huq, Labour MP for Ealing Central and Acton

Richard Arkless

Richard Arkless, SNP MP for Dumfries and Galloway

Cadbury, Ruth

Ruth Cadbury, Labour MP for Brentford & Isleworth


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Regional Development Agencies

Regional Development Agencies (RDAs) were non-departmental public bodies, charged with driving economic development, business efficiency, investment and competitiveness, employment, skills and sustainable development in their regions.

Remaining Hereditary Peers

The 1999 House of Lords Act unseated all but 92 peers who inherited their right to sit in the Upper House. Some of these are office-holders in the House, while the majority were chosen in a series of elections held by each party grouping in the Lords. If a remaining hereditary peer dies, the right...

Royal Assent (Commons)

Royal Assent is signified to a Bill by the monarch after it has been agreed by both Houses. Royal Assent is announced to the House by the Speaker. The Bill becomes an Act and, depending on its provision, may come immediately into force or may come into force on a date prescribed by statutory instrument...

Report Stage (Commons)

This stage is normally at least two weeks after the end of the committee stage and lasts for a set number of hours, normally on one or two days. The Report Stage is so named because MPs are in theory considering the report of the committee. Indeed, in Hansard, the stage is introduced with the...