Intimidating, archaic, crumbling. The building that houses MPs is part of the problem when they abuse their power.
If ever there was a time to think seriously about whether parliament represents the people, it's now.
The UK government plans to suspend parts of the European Convention on Human Rights in future conflicts.
Splits over Trident can create stalemate between the UK's forces, but the public needs to debate renewing the deterrent before time runs out.