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MPs and peers recalled for tributes to Lady Thatcher

A special session of Parliament is to be held today, with MPs and peers being recalled to pay tribute to Lady Thatcher. The Baroness died on Monday at the age of eighty-seven.

Both the House of Commons and the House of Lords are to 'consider the matter of tributes' to Baoness Thatcher of Kesteven at 2.30pm on Wednesday 10th April 2013

No extra Isle of Wight MP for next election

Following a vote today in the House of Commons it has been confirmed that there will be just one MP for the Isle of Wight at the next General Election due in 2015.

The Government lost the vote which supported the change by 46 votes after the Liberal Democrats withdrew their support.


The Commons voted to accept amendments made to the Bill by the House of Lords which mean the revised boundaries will not come into force until at least 2018.