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Jess Phillips is the Labour MP for Birmingham Yardley.
This year, more than ever, it seems an indulgence too far for legislators to have time off to drink warm wine and collect pens and mugs from the exhibition hall.
Persistence, courage and hard work have to trump libertarian neckbeards. If not, then we are all doomed.
All meetings and normal working practices are cancelled, and instead my diary fills with amendment after amendment.
Isabel Hardman’s book explores some of the fiddly, complicated and frankly unbelievable ways in which our political system works.
The Evening Standard reported that a Labour MP would be able to ask questions in response to evidence from his accuser.
I drank pints with people I’m meant to hate and wished them success. Then I left and started to follow the news.
The Labour MP for Birmingham Yardley takes us through her week.
“Don’t know” could win by a landslide if it stood a candidate, as I discovered on doorsteps in Birmingham.
From thinking about family to remembering Carrie Fisher, the first week of the new year left me strangely optimistic.
My week in politics, including existential questions, two-tier schools and how Ed Balls beat me to the Strictly ballroom.