Carole Mills is tangled up in a burqa ban – and a Select Committee report that it was misled about her knowledge of an Australian parliamentary controversy.
Posts by Terry Barnes
Terry Barnes is a regular contributor to the Australian edition of The Spectator and a former senior ministerial adviser to Tony Abbott.Follow @
Terry Barnes: Carol Mills is a decent person who has been left by the Speaker in an impossible position
She is being hung out to dry by John Bercow’s determination both to get his own way and save his parliamentary skin.
Sometimes it takes a searing crisis for a political leader to reach beyond their political comfort zone.
If the Conservatives doesn’t win a majority in 2015, one of the reasons will be their 2011 decision to stick with First Past The Post.
Notwithstanding the recent poll showing of New Zealand First, the country’s coming election is still Key’s to lose.