Lake, Ben

Plaid Cymru MP for Ceredigion,. Plaid's youngest MP. Former party researcher in Cardiff, and Oxford University undergraduate.Read More

Law, Chris

SNP MP for Dundee West. Former chef, motorbike tour guide in the Himalayas, and financial advisor. CND member, who supports drug law reform. Distinctive ponytail.Read More

Lynch, Holly

Labour MP for Halifax. Comparatively young MP, who previously worked for Subway. She enjoys rugby and has played for the Halifax Vandals.Read More
Jonathan Lord is MP for Woking, Conservative

Lord, Jonathan

Conservative MP for Woking. Former Director at Saatchi and Saatchi. Westminster and Surrey County Councillor. Likes cricket and the theatre.Read More
Ian Liddell-Grainger is MP for Bridgwater and West Somerset, Conservative

Liddell-Grainger, Ian

Conservative MP for Bridgwater and West Somerset. Arable farmer and former Major in the Territorial Army. Considered to be on the right of the Conservative Party. Great great great grandson of Queen Victoria.Read More
Anrdrea Leadsom

Leadsom, Andrea

Conservative MP for South Northamptonshire. Former Business Secretary and Leader of the House of Commons. Came second to Theresa May in 2016 Conservative leadership. Formerly worked in the City. Strong Christian.Read More
Eleanor Laing MP

Laing, Eleanor

Conservative MP for Epping Forest. Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons since 2013. Grew up in Scotland. Former lawyer and Special Advisor. Enjoys golf. Rangers Fan.Read More
Pauline Latham MP

Latham, Pauline

Conservative MP for Mid Derbyshire. First elected to Parliament in her early sixties in 2010. Former Derbyshire County Councillor, and one time mayor of Derby.Read More

Long-Bailey, Rebecca

Labour MP for Salford & Eccles. Came second in 2020 Labour leadership election. Shadow cabinet Minister sacked by Sir Keir Starmer. Former solicitor. On the left of Labour, rated Jeremy Corbyn's leadership 10 out of 10. Manchester United fan.Read More

Lewis, Clive

Labour MP for Norwich South. Former BBC journalist. Infantry officer in the TA who served in Afghanistan. Former Vice President of the NUS. Has claimed New Labour is 'dead and buried'.Read More

Lewell-Buck, Emma

Labour MP for South Shields. Former social worker and South Tyneside councillor. Descendant of William Wouldhave, the inventor of the lifeboat.Read More
Local Government Structure

Local government structure

An overview of the local government structure in the UK, outlining the different tiers of councils and their respective powers.Read More
London government

London Government

An overview of the operation of London government, how it now works, and the various criticisms that have been levelled against the current structure.Read More
Unions protest in Westminster


Lobbying is a catch-all term to describe 'special interest' groups and their tactics to gain influence in the political process,. As former Prime Minister, David Cameron, has discovered, the influence of lobbyists is said to be at its greatest, when their activities go 'largely unnoticed by the public'.Read More


An overview of landfill, how it operates, its current level in the UK, its history, the role of the landfill tax, and the wider political debate on the issue.Read More