Read about some of the stranger things found in Hansard, the official record of what happens in Parliament.

History

Hansard gems: The first mention of the internet

Leaving aside two typos (no, they weren’t really debating the internet in 1919 and no, those 1974 radios weren’t wireless access points ahead of their time) the first mention of the internet in Parliament was in February 1990. … Read the full post »