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

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

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

Sep 10th 2019, 7:06 AM 49,196 Views 28 Comments

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
# Operation Yellowhammer
# Operation Yellowhammer

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

Sep 9th 2019, 7:57 PM 19,005 Views 20 Comments

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
Live Sep 9th 2019, 6:00 PM

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

What happens during a prorogation ceremony?
# MONTH OFF
# MONTH OFF

What happens during a prorogation ceremony?

Sep 9th 2019, 5:44 PM 19,127 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Boiled heads and chlorinated chickens: Standout quotes from an epically odd week on Planet Brexit
# Increasingly Strange
# Increasingly Strange

Boiled heads and chlorinated chickens: Standout quotes from an epically odd week on Planet Brexit

Sep 7th 2019, 8:00 PM 15,352 Views 11 Comments

That escalated quickly.

How the Tory party lost its parliamentary majority to Brexit (and other rifts)
# How Bojo Lost His Mojo
# How Bojo Lost His Mojo

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

Sep 7th 2019, 7:30 AM 11,879 Views 14 Comments

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
# Snap Election
# Snap Election

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

Updated Sep 6th 2019, 3:50 PM 45,361 Views 47 Comments

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
# Jo Johnson
# Jo Johnson

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

Sep 5th 2019, 11:34 AM 48,512 Views 39 Comments

“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?
# GE19
# GE19

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

Sep 5th 2019, 8:42 AM 26,079 Views 62 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Updated Sep 4th 2019, 10:17 PM 92,180 Views 78 Comments

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
Live Sep 4th 2019, 9:50 PM

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

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

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

Sep 4th 2019, 3:19 PM 36,503 Views 24 Comments

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

Another Brexistential crisis: So what happens now?
# Benn Bill
# Benn Bill

Another Brexistential crisis: So what happens now?

Sep 4th 2019, 6:45 AM 69,748 Views 82 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Updated Sep 3rd 2019, 10:30 PM 67,109 Views 104 Comments

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
Live Sep 3rd 2019, 6:00 PM

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

Boris Johnson will meet Leo Varadkar for talks on Monday
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

Boris Johnson will meet Leo Varadkar for talks on Monday

Sep 3rd 2019, 3:57 PM 12,294 Views 30 Comments

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
# Snap Election
# Snap Election

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

Sep 3rd 2019, 7:28 AM 18,603 Views 49 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 3rd 2019, 6:05 AM 7,380 Views 2 Comments

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
# Prorogued
# Prorogued

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

Updated Aug 28th 2019, 5:35 PM 92,625 Views 217 Comments

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
# All Kicking Off
# All Kicking Off

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

Aug 17th 2019, 9:30 AM 55,301 Views 41 Comments

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
# Uk Cabinet
# Uk Cabinet

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

Jul 25th 2019, 11:09 AM 67,669 Views 53 Comments

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
# Saying Goodbye
# Saying Goodbye

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

Jul 24th 2019, 1:49 PM 8,587 Views 16 Comments

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
# UK Parliament
# UK Parliament

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 7:06 PM 17,073 Views 13 Comments

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
# Prorogued
# Prorogued

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

Jul 10th 2019, 12:03 PM 25,077 Views 24 Comments

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
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

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

May 22nd 2019, 4:04 PM 14,639 Views 52 Comments

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
# Klopp On To Yourself
# Klopp On To Yourself

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

May 8th 2019, 9:07 PM 12,334 Views 26 Comments

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?
# Brexit Is Back
# Brexit Is Back

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

Apr 23rd 2019, 11:10 AM 16,407 Views 31 Comments

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
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

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

Apr 6th 2019, 7:00 PM 28,980 Views 7 Comments

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
# Rain Rain Go Away
# Rain Rain Go Away

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

Apr 4th 2019, 3:49 PM 17,259 Views 16 Comments

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
# COME WHAT MAY

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

Updated Apr 1st 2019, 8:47 AM 27,013 Views 51 Comments

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?
# Divided Kingdom
# Divided Kingdom

A Brexistential crisis: So what happens now?

Mar 29th 2019, 6:38 PM 28,768 Views 58 Comments

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

Explainer: Why oh why is Theresa May's Brexit deal being voted on again?
# Third Time's A Charm
# Third Time's A Charm

Explainer: Why oh why is Theresa May's Brexit deal being voted on again?

Mar 29th 2019, 1:25 PM 12,163 Views 15 Comments

‘God loves a trier.’

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

MPs to vote on type of Brexit they want as pressure mounts on May to resign
# 1922 Committee
# 1922 Committee

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

Mar 27th 2019, 8:15 AM 9,375 Views 10 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Mar 26th 2019, 7:36 AM 17,305 Views 13 Comments

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
# At It Again
# At It Again

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

Mar 25th 2019, 10:21 PM 21,376 Views 23 Comments

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
# Article 50
# Article 50

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

Mar 22nd 2019, 10:17 PM 69,864 Views 88 Comments

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
# Leave Means Leave
# Leave Means Leave

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

Mar 16th 2019, 6:42 PM 35,130 Views 72 Comments

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

# house-of-commons - Friday 15 March, 2019

'One last roll of the dice': How Britain's newspapers are covering the vote to delay Brexit
# Article 50
# Article 50

'One last roll of the dice': How Britain's newspapers are covering the vote to delay Brexit

Mar 15th 2019, 12:05 AM 19,656 Views 25 Comments

A vote in the House of Commons means Brexit may not be happening on March 29.

# house-of-commons - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Here's why Theresa May is set to risk another vote on her battered Brexit deal
# Third Time Lucky
# Third Time Lucky

Here's why Theresa May is set to risk another vote on her battered Brexit deal

Mar 14th 2019, 10:02 PM 32,241 Views 30 Comments

It’s been a bizarre week – but does the prime minister finally have Brexiteers backed in a corner?

MPs to vote on an amendment that calls for a second referendum this evening
# Brexit Means...
# Brexit Means...

MPs to vote on an amendment that calls for a second referendum this evening

Updated Mar 14th 2019, 1:00 PM 22,865 Views 46 Comments

Four amendments have been selected for this evening’s vote on whether to request an extension to Article 50 from the EU.