Senior Tory says Dominic Cummings should have been prevented from becoming Boris Johnson's top adviser Damian Collins calls for 'real-world sanctions' for those who defy MPs. Independent - Published 13 hours ago
Brixham hoaxer admits sending white powder to MPs Richard Hayes admitted sending packages to a number of female MPs and public figures. BBC News - Published 1 day ago
Boris Johnson holds first 'People's PMQs'
Boris Johnson held his first "People's PMQs" session from Downing Street on Facebook. The Prime Minister addressed questions on Brexit, mental health, knife crime and the Union during the 12-minute..
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Johnson urges Brussels to drop its opposition to new Brexit deal
Boris Johnson has urged Brussels to rethink its opposition to negotiating a new agreement on the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the EU. Mr Johnson, who entered the Commons chamber to cheers from..
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MPs back amendment which could thwart no-deal Brexit
MPs have defeated the Government on an amendment which could thwart efforts by the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit. The Commons backed the move by 315 votes to 274, majority 41,..
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MPs vote to extend access to abortion in Northern Ireland
MPs have approved an amendment which aims to extend access to abortion in Northern Ireland by 332 votes to 99, majority 233. Same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland has also taken a step closer after MPs..
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UK is set to miss net-zero 2050 target with 'dire consequences', MPs warn 'Although the government may be ambitious when it comes to reducing carbon emissions, it is not putting the policies in place' Independent - Published 2 days ago
Brexit: Boris Johnson says no-deal food, fuel and medicine shortages are 'bumps in the road' Mr Johnson rejected demands for MPs to cut short their summer break to discuss no-deal Brexit Independent - Published 4 days ago Brexit: MPs should cut short summer break to tackle no-deal crisis, says Labour's John McDonnell More than 100 MPs wrote to the PM at the weekend to demand recall of parliament Independent - Published 5 days ago
Home Office outsourcing to 'exploitative' contractor must be reviewed, say MPs and lawyers Calls for investigation into outsourced immigration services after The Independent revealed Home Office profits on UK visas surged by millions of pounds a week under private firm accused of exploiting.. Independent - Published 5 days ago
Boris Johnson admits chance of no-deal Brexit is now no longer 'a million to one' Accusing rebel MPs and EU of 'a terrible collaboration', prime minister admits: 'The longer that goes on, the more likely it is of course that we will be forced to leave with a no-deal Brexit' Independent - Published 1 week ago
Hands-free phone ban for drivers 'should be considered' A committee of MPs says there is a "misleading impression" the devices are completely safe. BBC News - Published 1 week ago Ban drivers making hands-free phone calls, say MPs Select committee warns hands-free devices create 'same risks of collision' as hand-held ones Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Brexit: Boris Johnson identifies critical date for MPs trying to block no-deal departure 'If MPs are going to pull some sort of political stunt then that would be the point when they would do it' Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Boris Johnson news – live: MPs plot to seize control in Commons to block no-deal Brexit, as Labour attacks PM's 'bogus' announcements Follow all the latest developments Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Brexit: Referendum campaigners urge supporters to focus on democratic outrage of Boris Johnson imposing no deal Focusing only on constitutional battles risks playing into Downing Street's 'frame that MPs are frustrating rather than protecting democracy', strategy note says Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Brexit: MPs plot to rewrite Commons rulebook to prevent Boris Johnson forcing through no deal Exclusive: 'If we have a populist in government who is flouting convention and acting in a way that bypasses the sovereignty of parliament, parliament will respond accordingly' Independent - Published 2 weeks ago Dominic Cummings sends defiant warning to MPs who want to block no-deal Brexit 'Politicians don't get to choose which votes they respect,' says Boris Johnson's senior adviser and head of Vote Leave campaign Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
UK MP: I won't let the bullies win MPs talk about the level of abuse and threats they receive – both online and offline. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago Brexit: UK will leave EU on October 31 'whatever the circumstances', Downing Street suggests Boris Johnson's official spokesman refused to discuss how the PM would respond if MPs vote to block no-deal Independent - Published 3 weeks ago
Brexit: MPs can still stop Johnson's no deal by bringing down government, insists Grieve Remainer says he would join drive to prevent UK's departure from EU without agreement Independent - Published 3 weeks ago Man jailed for death threats to 'anti-Brexit' MPs Robert Vidler is sentenced to 18 weeks in prison after making threatening phone calls to six MPs. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
Brexiteer jailed for threatening to kill MPs: 'We will cut your f***ing throat' Robert Vidler left abusive messages claiming he knew where MPs and their families lived Independent - Published 3 weeks ago Sajid Javid commits additional £2.1bn to reduce no-deal Brexit disruption Chancellor accused of 'colossal' waste of taxpayers' money on outcome opposed by MPs and voters Independent - Published 3 weeks ago
Parents skip meals to ensure children are fed in summer holidays, MPs say 'Young people who go hungry during the break start term at disadvantage,' headteachers warn Independent - Published 3 weeks ago Boris Johnson's new cabinet to meet for first time After meeting his team, the new prime minister will then address MPs in the House of Commons, BBC News - Published on July 25, 2019
Spain's Pedro Sánchez faces decisive vote on future in power MPs to vote on whether Pedro Sánchez will remain in power following last-ditch coalition talks. BBC News - Published on July 25, 2019 Greta Thunberg speech: French MPs boycott teen ‘apocalypse guru’ The teen activist is ridiculed by some French MPs ahead of her speech to parliament. BBC News - Published on July 23, 2019
'The circus has come to town' - How Tory MPs responded to Boris Johnson's first address to 1922 committee Mr Johnson tells colleagues the is 'not in favour' of snap general election Independent - Published on July 23, 2019 Boris Johnson: New Tory leader under pressure to set out Brexit plan to MPs this week Ex-cabinet minister Justine Greening warns: 'For most PMs, it's the first 100 days that count. For Boris it's the first 100 hours.' Independent - Published on July 23, 2019
Brexit: MPs and peers taking legal action to stop Boris Johnson from suspending Commons to allow no deal Cross-party group of parliamentarians want Scottish court to rule before MPs return to Westminster in September Independent - Published on July 22, 2019 Boris Johnson 'faces constitutional crisis' over his 'do or die' Brexit plans within weeks of becoming PM Warnings from MPs come as John Major says Theresa May's successor must choose between the voice of an 'ultra-Brexit faction' or the servant of the people Independent - Published on July 22, 2019
Crossrail costs will continue to climb, MPs say Commuters have been "let down by a programme that is well behind schedule", a committee of MPs says. BBC News - Published on July 19, 2019 No-deal Brexit would cause 'severe disruption' to economy and jobs, MPs warn Commons Brexit committee says 'responsible' prime minister would not opt for no-deal Independent - Published on July 19, 2019
Facial recognition trials should stop, MPs say Government's failure to create legal basis for the tests 'unacceptable', says technology committee report Independent - Published on July 18, 2019 Brexit vote: Four cabinet ministers break ranks to help rebel Tories block Boris Johnson's no-deal By a margin of 41, MPs passed legislation which will stop the new prime minister from locking them out of the Commons in the run-up to Brexit day on 31 October Independent - Published on July 18, 2019
Brexit vote: MPs pass amendment to block Boris Johnson from suspending parliament to force through no-deal Crucial vote will force the new prime minister to stage debates and votes in Parliament in the run-up to the Halloween deadline Independent - Published on July 18, 2019 Brexit: Tory compares members to Taliban and says fellow MPs too afraid to speak out over Brexit Dominic Grieve says no deal 'unacceptable to a 'substantial number' of Conservative MPs Independent - Published on July 16, 2019
Boris Johnson could face parliamentary majority of one after becoming PM, Tory MPs warn Government insider predicts Conservatives' command of Commons will ebb long before 2022 election Independent - Published on July 13, 2019 John Bercow among MPs facing new bullying inquiry as government plans major rule change Commons speaker could face new probe as MPs prepare to vote on lifting cut-off date for investigations Independent - Published on July 12, 2019
Government running out of time to prevent medicine shortages if there is a no-deal Brexit, MPs warn Chris Grayling's department criticised for claiming £33m Eurotunnel payout will be spent on 'infrastructure' - when money would have been spent anyway Independent - Published on July 10, 2019 Abortion reform for Northern Ireland back by House of Commons MPs have voted in favour of lifting the abortion ban in Northern Ireland. Independent - Published on July 9, 2019
Brexit: Hopes rise for MPs' move to block no-deal after Theresa May pressed by chancellor to grant Tory MPs free vote Philip Hammond wants whip lifted on any amendments to stop Boris Johnson suspending parliament in the autumn - ahead of clash tonight Independent - Published on July 9, 2019 Brexit news - live: MPs to vote on bid to block no-deal exit, as Johnson and Hunt prepare for only head-to-head Tory debate Follow for live updates from Westminster Independent - Published on July 9, 2019
How do Labour's disciplinary procedures work, and why has Chris Williamson's case caused uproar? Politics Explained: Williamson was readmitted to the party this week, and then suspended again after 100 Labour MPs and peers protested Independent - Published on July 7, 2019 Labour faces summer of internal feuding amid deselection threat to MPs Some insiders believe as many as 70 sitting MPs could have to fight for their positions under new rules Independent - Published on July 6, 2019
Hammond-led plot to sink no-deal could kill off Johnson's Brexit plans before he takes office Chancellor is one of a number of ministers ready to ensure that MPs get a vote before the UK leaves the EU without an agreement Independent - Published on July 5, 2019 Tory MPs warn Johnson and Hunt against making 'unachievable' promises in bid to be PM The One Nation group of centre-ground MPs calls on the leadership contenders to rule out any pact with Nigel Farage Independent - Published on July 5, 2019
MPs will 'find a way' to block a no-deal Brexit, justice secretary says House of Commons will 'find mechanisms' to stop UK leaving EU without a deal, David Gauke predicts, as he criticises Boris Johnson's 'do or die' pledge Independent - Published on July 4, 2019 Chris Williamson: 90 Labour MPs and peers demand Corbyn withdraw whip from MP over antisemitism row More than 90 Labour MPs and peers led by Tom Watson have called on Jeremy Corbyn to remove the whip from Chris Williamson after the MP was allowed back into the party following comments about.. Independent - Published on June 27, 2019
Brexit news - LIVE: MPs' secret bid to block no-deal revealed as Boris Johnson unveils immigration plan A cross-party group of MPs are expected to launch another attempt to block a no-deal Brexit policy by threatening to cut off funding for government ministries. Independent - Published on June 27, 2019 Brexit: MPs reveal plan to block no-deal by cutting off government funding Follows Boris Johnson's vow to take UK out of EU 'do or die' on Halloween Independent - Published on June 27, 2019
Boris Johnson warned Tory MPs will back vote of no-confidence to block no-deal Brexit Jeremy Hunt tells his rival for prime minister to "man up" and face him in live TV debates Independent - Published on June 24, 2019 High-tech systems will not stop hard Irish border after Brexit, warns former shadow secretary Owen Smith A Commission chaired by two Conservative MPs has set out "alternative arrangements" to avoid a backstop Independent - Published on June 24, 2019