Every taxpayer in Britain will have to pay up to £240 to fund the restoration of the Houses of Parliament unless MPs agree to move out for at least six years while the work takes place.
Crucial work to prevent the Palace of Westminster falling down could cost as much as £7.1 billion and take four decades, an independent report found on Thursday.
Would any of our resident building types care to comment? Sure, I know it’s a large and old building but billions to refurb?
How much of this is fair and how much is governmentitis?