21st October 2021 10:47 pm
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We at w4mp are shocked at the news that Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West has died from his injuries after having been attacked at his advice surgery. We offer our sincere condolences to his family, friends and staff at this awful time.
Please note: the Members Services Fair planned for this week has been postponed. Further information will be communicated in due course
A trial of the sale of halal and kosher meals will commence 18 October in Bellamy’s. Halal and kosher sandwiches will also be added to the ranges in the Debate and the Terrace. The trial will run until the end of January 2022, when the House will review feedback and consider rollout to other venues…
We at w4mp are shocked at the news that Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West has died from his injuries after having been attacked at his advice surgery this afternoon. We offer our sincere condolences to his family, friends and staff at this awful time. Members and their staff need to remain alert and be…
If you would like to order a wreath for Armistice Day or Remembrance Sunday, you can do so by contacting the Royal British Legion directly: https://www.britishlegion.org.uk/get-involved/ways-to-give/shop/wreaths They are able to provide a portcullis badge for the centre of the wreath, but you will need to request this at the time you order the wreath, and…
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Our humourous alt.guides can be found on alt.w4mp.org, along with an archive of Hoby cartoons.
“The MPs’ assistants and researchers walk at twice the pace of everyone else and their eyes burn twice as fiercely” John Crace, The Guardian, 14 May 2015