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#House Of Commons

# house-of-commons - Today’s News

Poll: Will Boris Johnson's Brexit deal pass in the House of Commons? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Boris Johnson's Brexit deal pass in the House of Commons?

All eyes are on the DUP ahead of tomorrow’s vote.

# house-of-commons - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

The Queen has approved another suspension of the UK's parliament

House of Commons business will be suspended until next Monday.

# house-of-commons - Saturday 14 September, 2019

A look back at John Bercow - a divisive figure who embodies the Brexit-era politician

From “Order! Order” to “Division! Clear the Lobby!” here’s a look back at the colourful House Speaker.

# house-of-commons - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

'Shame on you': Chaos in House of Commons as MPs attempt to block suspension of parliament

The five-week suspension of parliament began in the early hours of this morning.

# house-of-commons - Monday 9 September, 2019

MPs vote to force UK government to disclose no-deal planning and prorogation communications

In a vote this evening, the motion was passed 311 votes to 302.

As it happened: No breakthroughs as Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar met in Dublin

There’s still plenty more Brexit action to come today. Stay with us for updates.

What happens during a prorogation ceremony?

The UK parliament is set to be suspended, but not before a formal ceremony.

# house-of-commons - Saturday 7 September, 2019

How the Tory party lost its parliamentary majority to Brexit (and other rifts)

From Nick Boles’ speech after the indicative votes, to Dr Phillip Lee crossing the chamber this week, power has been ebbing away from Boris Johnson and the Tory party.

# house-of-commons - Friday 6 September, 2019

House of Lords approves bill to seek three-month Brexit extension

The legislation would ensure Britain does not crash out of the European Union if an agreement cannot be reached by 19 October.

# house-of-commons - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Boris Johnson's brother just announced he's quitting as an MP and minister

“In recent weeks I’ve been torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” he said.

Bill to delay Brexit will pass through House of Lords tomorrow. What then?

There are 56 days until the current Brexit deadline.

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

MPs reject Boris Johnson’s motion to hold general election on 15 October

Members of Parliament earlier voted to delay Brexit in a bid to stop Britain leaving the EU without a deal.

As it happened: No early election as MPs vote to delay Brexit

It’s been a really odd day in Westminster – even by usual recent standards.

A swear word and clapping in the Commons: Boris Johnson's first PMQs were an explosive affair

The usually smooth talker stumbled through his answers and let some things slip through this afternoon.

Another Brexistential crisis: So what happens now?

Boris Johnson’s first Commons defeat as Prime Minister raises more questions on the long and winding Brexit road.

# house-of-commons - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

MPs vote to take control of Parliament in effort to avoid no-deal Brexit

The motion was passed by 328 ayes to 301 noes.

As It Happened: Boris Johnson loses his majority as he addresses MPs for second time as PM

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to call a general election if MPs pass a vote that would prevent a no-deal Brexit.

Boris Johnson will meet Leo Varadkar for talks on Monday

The British Prime Minister confirmed the meeting in the House of Commons today.

Boris Johnson to seek 14 October general election if MPs vote to block no-deal Brexit today

Johnson met with ministers and ruled out another Brexit extension last night.

The House of Commons returns today - what's Boris got planned?

Rumours of a general election to be held on 17 October engulfed the British political sphere yesterday – so what’s the PM up to?

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

The Queen has approved the suspension of parliament ahead of the Brexit deadline

Boris Johnson’s move has been met with outrage by opposition parties, and a court challenge is being brought forward.

# house-of-commons - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster

It’s all set to kick off again in the Commons from the start of next month – here are the key dates.

# house-of-commons - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Jacob Rees-Mogg addresses proroguing parliament in his first speech as Leader of the Commons

Rees-Mogg has just given his first statement in the House of Commons as a member of the British government.

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Praising duty and democracy, Theresa May bows out as UK Prime Minister

Theresa May took part in her final prime minister’s questions this afternoon.

# house-of-commons - Monday 22 July, 2019

'This is not a pension for terrorists': Troubles perpetrators will not receive victim compensation

Concerns were raised over those who were injured by their own hand receiving the pension.

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Former British PM John Major threatens legal action if new UK leader suspends parliament over Brexit

The idea has been suggested during the Tory leadership campaign.

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

'The system is not fair': MPs criticise Theresa May over Northern Ireland amnesty

A “presumption against prosecution” for alleged offences committed by British soldiers has been proposed by the UK government.

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Theresa May says she can still make a Liverpool-style comeback in Brexit talks

Liverpool staged one of the greatest comebacks in their history after beating Barcelona 4-0 at Anfield last night.

# house-of-commons - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

MPs are back after their Easter break, so what's the Brexit latest?

The UK is preparing for local elections, European elections; while Theresa May still tries to get her deal over the line.

# house-of-commons - Saturday 6 April, 2019

How many semi-naked protestors stormed the House of Commons? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The average cost of a house in Dublin.

# house-of-commons - Thursday 4 April, 2019

'Parliament really is broken': House of Commons suspended following noisy water leak

The House of Commons press office said the leak was “urgently dealt with and has now been isolated”.

# house-of-commons - Monday 1 April, 2019

As MPs can't agree what to do about Brexit, EU warns 'our patience is running out' COME WHAT MAY This post contains videos

As MPs can't agree what to do about Brexit, EU warns 'our patience is running out'

The House of Commons is set to vote on a number of options today.

# house-of-commons - Friday 29 March, 2019

A Brexistential crisis: So what happens now?

The best answer to that question is: “F**k knows. I’m past caring. It’s like the living dead in here.”

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

MPs to vote on type of Brexit they want as pressure mounts on May to resign

Even if the House of Commons decides a majority course of action, it won’t be legally binding.

# house-of-commons - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

'Back me and sack me': How the British papers covered MPs 'taking control' of House

MPs have voted to seize control of parliamentary business in an unprecedented move that the government called “dangerous”.

# house-of-commons - Monday 25 March, 2019

'Take back control': MPs vote to hold series of Brexit votes on Wednesday

A minister resigned in order to vote to hold indicative votes on Wednesday, a proposal which Theresa May opposes.

# house-of-commons - Friday 22 March, 2019

Petition to reverse Brexit swells to 3.7m signatures, as Commons states that 96% of supporters are British

The Commons petitions committee said that “approximately 96% of signatures on the petition were from the UK”.

# house-of-commons - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Nigel Farage begins 435km march against 'Brexit betrayal', but admits he won't actually finish it

Around 100 Brexit supporters have joined the march from Sunderland to the House of Commons.

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