Author Archives: The History of Parliament

About The History of Parliament

Blogging on parliament, politics and people, from the History of Parliament

Eligibility for Parliament

Mohammad Sarwar’s recent decision to renounce British citizenship in order to take office as Governor of Punjab province in his native Pakistan is another remarkable step in the career of a man who was the first Muslim Member of Parliament, … Continue reading

Posted in History of Parliament Online, Parliamentary History | 5 Comments

Karl Anton Hickel and Parliament

Pictures of parliaments at work can all too easily look like an end-of-term school photograph, in which getting everyone in is more important than any interest in the whole. I can think of very few pictures of the House of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments