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People's Parliament giddy with success on its first day; New Commons

Dec 18, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)
Board and Executive Moves

It had the oxymoronic aura of a first day back at school, when the pupils know they are breaking up for Christmas on www.Friday.No one had really wanted a December election (except ousted Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson). But now, armed with a sackful of seats, Westminster's resident Father Christmas and his merry band of Conservative elves were in festive mood as Parliament sat for the first time since Thursday's Tory landslide.

Jeremy Corbyn could only look on with Scrooge-like envy as the Gov...