Craig’s review of House of Lords Given a choice between visiting the House of Commons and the House of Lords I'll always choose the Lords, because the decorations are better. But if you're a tourist then I definitely recommend the Commons -- because that's where you'll see today's politicians. The Lords is… continued
Craig’s review of Common Council at Guildhall Here's a pub quiz question for you: how many Mayors do we have in London? One? Two? If you think the answer is two then you're wrong, because the correct answer is thirty four. We have the Lord Mayor of London (covering just the City of London), another one for the of Westmi… continued
Craig’s review of Speakers' Corner If you want to hear some speeches in Hyde Park then the best time to come is Sunday lunchtime.
The speakers can turn up any time they like, but whenever I've come during the week it's just all joggers and cyclists and litter and pigeons. They all work during the week, you se… continued
Craig’s review of Parliament Square Parliament Square is full of metal fences and scaffolding today -- it's looks like they're trying to spruce it up a bit. It's the same with the surrounding buildings: the Houses of Parliament are covered in a mesh of poles and Big Ben is disappearing behind a rapidly rising… continued