‘A tale of decay’: the Houses of Parliament are falling down

As politicians dither over repairs, the risk of fire, flood or a deluge of sewage only increases. But fixing the Palace of Westminster might change British politics for good – which is the last thing many of its residents want. By Britain’s Parliament is broken. It is a fire risk.

from Pocket https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/dec/01/a-tale-of-decay-the-houses-of-parliament-are-falling-down