Lord Foster's 'pop-up parliament' considered as temporary home for MPs

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Plans for a ‘pop-up parliament’ designed by Lord Foster for Horse Guards Parade are being considered amid fears that stalled plans to move MPs into the Grade II listed HQ of the Ministry of Health on Whitehall will add two years and £350m in costs to the £4bn restoration and ...

Late last month a full-dress presentation of updated plans, which costed the Horse Guards scheme at £175m, were shown to the Shadow Sponsor Board set up in July 2018, led by ex-British Property Federation chief executive Liz Peace. The idea of building twin glass domes on the 9-acre parade ground was turned down by MPs in the summer of 2017.

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