If the House is to retain its place at the heart of our national political life, it is vital that we continue our work to engage more effectively with the public. Promoting public knowledge and understanding of Parliament through the provision of information and access is a high priority for my right hon. Friend and one of the House of Commons Commission’s three primary objectives.Loosely translated that means the plebs need to learn or just bugger off. Thankfully, now that John Prescott is stepping down and taking to writing the English language rather than speaking it the plebs will be better off already.
Friday, March 06, 2009
Chris Bryant - 'let the plebs read Hansard'
Yesterday in Parliament, John Robertson asked the Leader of House if and what plans there were "to make debates on the floor of the House more understandable to the general public". In response Chris Bryant said,
Posted by dizzy at 3/06/2009 08:41:00 am