Some interesting links…

Some interesting links from around the parliamentary world:

United Kingdom

Labour leadership nervous about loose Lords

Voting with the heart – and stomach*

Ministerial Numbers May be Cut

It’s time for transparency about lobbying if we are to clean up politics

Zac Goldsmith attacks MP recall bill

Lord Owen’s plot to topple the Coalition

Canada

Tories ponder cuts to MP pensions after watchdog details lucrative trough

NDP MP Lise St-Denis jumps to Liberals

Harper appoints 7 new senators

Australia

Move for more MPs – in Tasmania, it should be noted!

Opposition round on Thompson amid pokies furore

New Zealand

Should there be term limits for list MPs?

Egypt

Egypt’s parliament opens amid chaos

*That rumour of 60 new peers has now been officially denied by the Leader of the House of Lords, Lord Strathclyde, in oral questions today.

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