House of Commons Speaker John Bercow: I didn't plant question at PMQs - Telegraph
"In no sense did the Speaker 'plant' the question," Bercow'sspokesman insists. "As often happens, a member has a word with theSpeaker beforehand, mentioning that they hope to be called, if possible. TheSpeaker made no guarantee, but was able, in the event, to call him."
Garrick ties cause a tangle
Membership of the Garrick almost cost some senior judicial figures theirhonorary inclusion in the Magistrates' Association.
A motion was put to its AGM in Cardiff on Saturday that they should be droppedbecause they belong to the club, which excludes women. It won 64 votes infavour, with 79 against.
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