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The week in Westminster: November 15th - 19th
The week in Westminster: November 15th – 19th

David Cameron faces a two-hour grilling from MPs on Thursday, in what will be the culmination of a busy week in the select committee corridor. Foreign secretary William Hague, environment secretary Caroline Spelman and the new top man in Britain’s military, General Sir David Richards, are appearing earlier in the week. But it’s Thursday when… Read more »

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Supreme court, not parliament, will decide expenses MPs' fate
Supreme court rejects expenses MPs’ appeal

By staff Three former expenses MPs’ bid to avoid a criminal trial has been decisively thwarted by the supreme court. Judges rejected the arguments of lawyers representing David Chaytor, Elliot Morley and Jim Devine that the trio were protected from facing trial in court because of parliamentary privilege. They had argued they should be… Read more »

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