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#westminster

# westminster - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Speaker John Bercow called upon to break Commons deadlock after 310-310 tie on more indicative votes

The House Speaker John Bercow had the deciding vote, and voted against the amendment, quoting precedent from 26 years ago.

# westminster - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Sinn Féin taking Westminster seats 'would only heighten political temperature'

Minister for Health Simon Harris last night criticised the party for its abstention from Westminster.

# westminster - 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.

# westminster - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

As It Happened: MPs rule out no-deal Brexit in any circumstances after muddled House of Commons vote

MPs are due to vote again today at 7pm – this time, it’s whether to rule out a no-deal Brexit.

# westminster - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

'Treating us as if we're stupid?': Minister pressured to answer direct question on border in Morning Ireland interview

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed was involved in a tense interview on Morning Ireland today.

# westminster - Monday 21 January, 2019

UK government to scrap £65 'right to stay' fee for EU citizens

She said anyone who has already applied will receive a refund.

# westminster - Sunday 20 January, 2019

'There won't be a border because we don't want it!': What Brexiteers think of the backstop

We spoke to some Brexiteers outside Westminster about what they think of the ‘Irish protocol’.

# westminster - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Police probe 'Nazi' badgering of MP as presence is beefed up around Westminster Brexit This post contains videos

Police probe 'Nazi' badgering of MP as presence is beefed up around Westminster

Far-right protesters have been intimidating people outside Westminster, MPs say.

# westminster - Friday 14 December, 2018

Who was your Irish MP in 1918? Here's a list of everyone elected in that historic election

A 32-county ballot that changed the course of Irish history.

# westminster - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Taoiseach tells Mary Lou that talking about a border poll now is 'disruptive and destructive'

The Sinn Féin leader said a “crash” no-deal Brexit moves the timeline for a border poll on a united Ireland forward.

Taser used and man wrestled to the ground at Westminster gates

The man was detained and arrested by police on suspicion of trespassing.

'Mayday Mayday': How the British media reacted to the cancelled Brexit vote

The prime minister deferred the House of Commons’ crucial vote on the Brexit deal.

# westminster - Sunday 9 December, 2018

# westminster - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Everything you need to know about Theresa May's historic Brexit vote this Tuesday

The Labour Party’s Chris Bryant said the future relations declaration was “no more deliverable than a letter to Santa Claus”.

# westminster - Monday 20 August, 2018

Terror suspect in court over UK parliament 'attack'

Sudanese-born British national Salih Khater is accused of driving into a group of cyclists.

# westminster - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Man charged with attempted murder after crashing car into barriers in Westminster

The case is being treated as terrorism.

# westminster - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

London terror suspect remains in custody as UK police search three homes

Specialist terror police have also been deployed in London.

# westminster - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Terror attack remains 'highly likely' after 'shocking' incident outside Westminster

A car was driven into the barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London today.

Westminster car crash: Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences

The Met’s Counter Terrorism Command is now leading the investigation.

# westminster - Sunday 15 July, 2018

British minister resigns over lewd messages to women

Andrew Griffiths said he was “deeply ashamed” and would seek professional help.

# westminster - Friday 15 June, 2018

Bill to make upskirting an offence blocked after Tory MP shouts 'object'

Other MPs were heard shouting “shame” after Christopher Chope’s interjection.

# westminster - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Six Labour MPs resign before Brexit vote in another turbulent day at Westminster

MPs have just voted against having a “Norway model” arrangement with the EU after Brexit.

# westminster - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

'How long must women in Northern Ireland wait for change?' - UK MPs debate abortion laws

An MP told the House of Commons that UK laws “put abortion in the same category as homicide, child stealing, or rape”.

# westminster - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Northern Ireland same-sex marriage bill passes first stage in House of Lords

Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is still banned.