Minding his Ps, his Ms and his Qs.
Armed with a devilish crowdsourcing strategy, Jeremy Corbyn did his best to drain Prime Minister's Questions of its boorish theatricality. Did he succeed?
Not a good look.
The circumstances may be unique, but the disgraced peer is part of a wider problem.
Every time and MP coughs, a gargoyle dies.
Some wild ideas have been put forward for the UK's seat of power over the years.
We shall, we shall not be moved.
The Lords has a long history of scandal and this won't be the last.
The speakership has become so politicised in Australia that we’ve been blinded to the possibilities that having a truly independent Speaker might open up.
By making the speakership a political gift of the party in power, Australia is missing a major opportunity for democratic renewal of its parliament.
It’s all falling into place.
The government has published its plan on English Votes for English Laws – and is working out a bigger majority for itself in the process.
The SNP’s Mhairi Black becomes the youngest member of parliament.
More women and a great ethnic mix but parliament still doesn't fully reflect the British public.
On the job.
MPs' responsibilities and freedoms have shifted a lot in recent years – and their job has only gotten more complex.
Miliband might have to canvas some more after the election.
Both Labour and the Conservatives could do deals with smaller parties to survive in a minority government. Here's how it works.
Please don’t abolish us.
If they get the Lords reform they're asking for, the Liberal Democrats might have to kiss goodbye to political influence entirely.
It could all hinge on the man in the middle.
Whichever party finds itself in the ideological middle could hold all the cards in the 2015 election.
The 2010 intake of MPs was not exactly a feast of diversity.
A recent study suggests the Conservatives are leading the way on this issue but the story isn't quite that simple.
It seems MPs like Iain Duncan Smith could do with some basic statistics training.
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When MPs can't get to grips with basic statistics, it's bad for democracy.
Ringing through the changes.
The Palace of Westminster is due to undergo a refurbishment and the original designs for its ventilation system are still relevant today.
Extra work? I’ll take it!
The Tory chairman has been earning extra on the side -- a lot like many other politicians.
Breaking with tradition.
With only 50 days between the Budget and the general election, we may well see unprecedented political posturing from not just the opposition, but the coalition's junior partner too.
Adam Afriyie: he just can’t live like this.
Multi-millionaire Adam Afriyie think he's worth a lot more than you pay him.
Stale, male and pale.
There are many different ways to try to boost numbers -- but they all require at least some effort.
Rifkind knows how to make big money.
In his spare time, the former foreign secretary enjoys reading, taking walks and doing odd jobs.
Louise Mensch was one of the first single-termers to leave our current parliament.
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All university admissions tutors know about single-termers. They are those students – some badly advised and intellectually bewildered, others more devious – who decide around mid-November that they want…