Beresford, Sir Paul

Paul Beresford, Conservative MP for Mole Valley

Berry, Jake

Jake Berry, Conservative MP for Rossendale and Darwen

Betts, Clive

Clive Betts, Labour MP for Sheffield South East

Bhatti, Saqib

Saqib Bhatti is‌ ‌the Conservative ‌MP‌ ‌for‌ Meriden‌,‌ ‌having‌ ‌first‌ ‌been‌ ‌elected‌ ‌to‌ ‌Parliament‌ ‌in‌ 2019. The Meriden constituency ‌is‌ ‌found‌ ‌within‌ ‌the‌ West Midlands,  covering Meriden, Balsall Common‌ ,Chelmsey Wood and the surrounding area. Saqib ‌was‌ ‌elected‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌2019‌ ‌General‌ ‌Election‌ ‌with‌ ‌a‌ ‌majority‌ ‌of‌ 22,836 ‌over‌ ‌the‌ Labour  ‌Party.‌ ‌ Born‌ ‌on the...

Bill Team

All Government Bills originate in departments and have Bill team of civil servants assigned to oversee the drafting and passage of the Bill, as supervised by the sponsoring Minister. Draft Bills also have Bill teams, who tend to participate in the pre-legislative scrutiny process in Parliament.

Binge Drinking

What is binge drinking The definition of binge drinking has been open to debate, but has tended to become increasingly more inclusive the higher binge drinking rises up the political agenda. Traditional medical definitions of binge drinking tended to assume a period of intense drinking extending over several days, whereas now journalists and increasingly many...


Overview Currently, 26 Bishops from the Church of England have an automatic right to sit in the Upper Chamber of the British Parliament (‘the Lords Spiritual’). The Church of England fiercely defends the continuing presence of its Bishops within the House of Lords. Critics on the other hand, comment that this is potentially the most...

Black, Mhairi

Mhairi Black, SNP MP for Paisley & Renfrewshire South

Blackford, Ian

Ian Blackford, SNP MP for Ross, Skye & Lochaber

Blackman, Bob

Bob Blackman, Conservative MP for Harrow East

Blackman, Kirsty

Kirsty Blackman, SNP MP for Aberdeen North

Blake, Olivia

Olivia Blake is‌ ‌the‌ Labour MP‌ ‌for‌ Sheffield Hallam,‌ ‌having‌ ‌first‌ ‌been‌ ‌elected‌ ‌to‌ ‌Parliament‌ ‌in‌ 2019‌ ‌with‌ ‌a‌ ‌majority‌ ‌of‌ 712 over‌ ‌the‌ Liberal Democrats. Born‌ in 1990‌, Olivia‌ studied Biomedical Science at the University of Sheffield‌. She‌ worked for the NHS in Hallam and served as a Sheffield City Councillor for almost 6...

Blomfield, Paul

Paul Blomfiel, Labour MP for Sheffield Central

Blunt, Crispin

Crispin Blunt, Conservative MP for Reigate


The BNP's prominence in the news far outweighs its modest support. Before the setbacks of the 2010 general election many commentators became concerned the party would benefit from the 'perfect storm' of a recession and mass disillusionment with mainstream politics after the expenses crisis. In the 2005 general election, the party stood 119 candidates across...

Bob Ainsworth

Coventry North East, Labour

Bob Russell

Colchester, Liberal Democrats

Bone, Peter

Peter Bone, Conservative MP for Wellingborough

Bonnar, Steven

Steven Bonnar is the Scottish National Party MP for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill ‌having‌ ‌first‌ ‌been‌ ‌elected‌ ‌to‌ ‌Parliament‌ ‌in 2019. He was ‌elected‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌2019‌ ‌General‌ ‌Election‌ ‌with‌ ‌a‌ ‌majority‌ ‌of 5,624‌ over‌ ‌the‌ ‌Labour Party.‌ ‌ Steven ‌was‌ ‌educated‌ ‌at Cardinal Newman, High School, Bellshill‌. He ‌worked‌ as a security guard by British Home...