After a summer of political upheavals, parliament itself could be about to move. Yes, the dingy, ‘asbestos-riddled’ Palace of Westminster is in need of a refurb and current proposals would see MPs dispatched to Richmond House and Peers moved to the QEII Conference Centre for up to six years, while the resident rats and mice will be forced into retirement. If plans are agreed, by the time our elected representatives will walk back under the bomb-damaged lintel and into the chamber, we will have had at least two general elections, Labour will have hopefully resolved its leadership issues, and we may even have a dim understanding of what ‘Brexit’ actually means. Continue reading →