Andy Burnham at ranting speed

Houses of Parliament

A quick thank you to the health secretary from a grateful Tory MP for his recent visit to Erewash, followed by a request from a Labour backbencher for a review of the safety of polypropylene transvaginal mesh implants and Andy Burnham, the shadow health secretary, had heard enough.



Mitt Romney Rally

MPs Tell Barclays to Stop Fundraising for Mitt Romney

Barclays has privately distanced itself from its bankers' donations to Mitt Romney, the US Republican presidential candidate, after its executives were accused in parliament of fundraising for political candidates instead of working to rebuild the public's trust in the wake of the Libor-setting scandal.