Tag Archives: Nadine Dorries

The House of Lords un-reformers


It is fascinating how certain MPs seem incapable of grasping the importance of integrity and consistency over more than a year or two. In 2012 the Liberal Democrats as part of the coalition introduced a Bill to reform the House … Continue reading

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Parliament must put its own house in order!


A month or so ago when Damian Green was still in Theresa May’s Cabinet, two well known names in the Tory Party defended him from the accusations against him regarding his use of computers to download pornography 9 years earlier. … Continue reading

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One small action to take today!


Today has been badged as #dataprivacyday which is an international attempt to encourage people to improve their online and wider cyber security. There is a website which includes plenty of information and it is clear all of us could do … Continue reading

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MPs need to pay attention to one another


On Wednesday 6th December the Chair of the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee, Meg Hillier explained to her colleagues and the rest of the world “Technology is clearly critical to combating cyber-crime, and developing effective common defences should be … Continue reading

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A report we can all act upon


A few days ago a report was published by the Committee on Standards in Public Life which is entitled ‘Intimidation in Public Life’ primarily focused on the the way in which politicians have been attacked, and have attacked others using … Continue reading

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Parliament fails to deal with Cyber Security


The text above is from my attempt last weekend to raise a Parliamentary petition to call on the Government to carry out a proper Cyber audit of MPs and Peers. Late yesterday Parliament appeared to reject the petition without a … Continue reading

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I am still waiting


Last weekend a couple of tweets appeared from MPs disclosing that they were willing to break the rules of the Houses of Parliament and share their computer passwords with their administrative staff. It inevitably caused a big stir on twitter … Continue reading

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