Urgent Question on treatment of House of Commons staff: 12 March 2018

12 March 2018

Caroline Lucas, Co-Leader of the Green Party, asked an Urgent Question on the treatment of House of Commons staff, in the House of Commons.

Caroline Lucas stated her question was not about party politics and it not about political gain; it was about doing the right thing by the staff who support MPs on a daily basis and ensuring that the House of Commons leads by example.

Her question was responded to by the Leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom.

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