The Usual Suspects

Via Tom Watson, a link to a site that keeps tabs on back bench behaviour in the Commons - An interesting example of their work is:

The ‘usual suspects’ is a phrase frequently applied to MPs who regularly vote against the Government. Many of them dislike the phrase intensely – as they do ‘maverick’ or ‘serial rebel’ – believing that it downplays and belittles their actions. This briefing note (109k) looks at the composition of the major backbench rebellions to have taken place since 2001 – and the identity of those who rebelled in each case.

Posted by Paul at January 30, 2004 03:10 PM |

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