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Diary of a parliamentary intern
  1. Hannah Jordan

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Veterinary parliamentary intern to Lord Trees, Hannah Jordan, announces the appointment of her successor while reporting that June had an animal welfare flavour.

We are days away from the summer recess and over the past few weeks the Houses of Parliament have been adjusting to the new Government. There has been much excitement on the lawn adjacent to my office at Number 1 Millbank, with Boris Johnson getting an earful from news presenter, Jon Snow, after he rubbished the Davies Commission for coming out in favour of Heathrow expansion; there was also much interest in George Osborne's summer budget.

Last month we attended the consistently enjoyable …

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