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A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the people who live in his/her constituency. In many countries with bicameral parliaments, this category includes specifically members of the lower house, as upper houses often have a different title. Member of Congress is an equivalent term in other jurisdictions.

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Rishi Sunak departs Downing Street ahead of economic update [Video]

Rishi Sunak departs Downing Street ahead of economic update

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has departed from 11 Downing Street this morning, ahead of his economic update to MPs in the House of Commons. Report by Chinnianl. Like us on Facebook at..

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Protests as German MPs back scrapping coal-fired power plants by 2038 [Video]

Protests as German MPs back scrapping coal-fired power plants by 2038

But environmental protesters are angry at what they see as a drawn-out timetable for Germany's energy transition. View on euronews

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Katie Price wants fines for online bullies [Video]

Katie Price wants fines for online bullies

Katie Price wants fines to be handed out to those who troll others online, she told MPs sitting on the Commons Petitions Committee on Thursday (02.07.20).

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Sterling Biotech case: 'This is political harassment' says Ahmed Patel after ED interrogates him [Video]

Sterling Biotech case: 'This is political harassment' says Ahmed Patel after ED interrogates him

The Member of Parliament of Rajya Sabha and senior congress leader, Ahmed Patel hits out at central government over his interrogation in a money laundering case by Enforcement Directorate (ED). "I was..

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Williamson outlines Covid-secure measures for schools [Video]

Williamson outlines Covid-secure measures for schools

Gavin Williamson has told MPs that “education recovery is critical for this generation" of school children. In a statement to the Commons, the education secretary outlined some of the Covid-secure..

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PMQs: Boris Johnson announces new route for Hong Kong citizens to enter the UK [Video]

PMQs: Boris Johnson announces new route for Hong Kong citizens to enter the UK

Boris Johnson told MPs that he would introduce a new route for Hong Kongers with British National (Overseas) status to enter the UK following the introduction of Beijing’s new security law.

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Leicester to reintroduce stricter lockdown measures due to a spike in Covid-19 cases [Video]

Leicester to reintroduce stricter lockdown measures due to a spike in Covid-19 cases

Mr Hancock told MPs: “Having taken clinical advice on the actions necessary and discussed them with the local team in Leicester and Leicestershire, we have made some difficult but important..

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Students demand change for racial inequality in All Black Lives Matter march [Video]

Students demand change for racial inequality in All Black Lives Matter march

Dozens of people gather in Marble Arch in London in a All Black Lives Matter protest. The demonstrators walked from Hyde Park to Downing Street through Oxford street, in protest of racial inequality..

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British Airways’ treatment of staff a national disgrace, MPs say [Video]

British Airways’ treatment of staff a national disgrace, MPs say

British Airways’ treatment of its workforce during the coronavirus pandemic “is a national disgrace”, MPs have said. The Commons Transport Select Committee accused the airline of a “calculated..

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Should the two-metre social-distancing restriction be reduced to one? [Video]

Should the two-metre social-distancing restriction be reduced to one?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to keep the two-metre social-distancing restriction, which is currently in place for all nations in the UK, under “constant review”. But there have been..

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Primary schools not required to bring back all pupils before summer break [Video]

Primary schools not required to bring back all pupils before summer break

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has told MPs that primary schools in England will not be able to welcome all pupils back for a month before the summer holidays. The minister said he would “work..

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Primary school pupils not required to return before summer [Video]

Primary school pupils not required to return before summer

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has told MPs that primary schools in England will not be able to welcome all pupils back for a month before the summer holidays. He said the government would..

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Do more to prevent corruption among European MPs, says new report [Video]

Do more to prevent corruption among European MPs, says new report

Do more to prevent corruption among European MPs, says new report

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Boris Johnson appears to break social distancing guidelines in Commons [Video]

Boris Johnson appears to break social distancing guidelines in Commons

Prime Minister Boris Johnson appears to break social distancing guidelines in the House of Commons at the conclusion of PMQs. Mr Johnson ended PMQs by heading towards the chamber exit but stopping for..

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MPs vote against remote voting - despite long queues through the Commons [Video]

MPs vote against remote voting - despite long queues through the Commons

MPs have defeated an amendment to restore remote voting in the House of Commons during the Covid-19 pandemic by 185 votes to 242, majority 57, despite having to do so by queuing through the Houses of..

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Commons laughter as Stephen Crabb gets new voting system wrong - twice [Video]

Commons laughter as Stephen Crabb gets new voting system wrong - twice

Tory MP Stephen Crabb triggered howls of laughter in the House of Commons when voting at the incorrect dispatch box twice. It was the first time the new voting system was in place to ensure social..

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Should PM wait for last Sunday of a month to acknowledge plight of migrant labourers, asks RJD's Manoj Jha [Video]

Should PM wait for last Sunday of a month to acknowledge plight of migrant labourers, asks RJD's Manoj Jha

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) national spokesperson on May 31 suggested that Prime Minister Narendra Modi shouldn't have waited for the last Sunday of a month to acknowledge the plight of migrant..

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World No Tobacco Day: Vehicle spreads awareness against cancer caused by tobacco [Video]

World No Tobacco Day: Vehicle spreads awareness against cancer caused by tobacco

A vehicle, to spread awareness against cancer caused due to tobacco, was flagged off in Agartala. Pratima Bhoumik - Member of Parliament from Tripura West, health official and others were present at..

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Boris Johnson says UK did not have capacity for test, track and trace ready [Video]

Boris Johnson says UK did not have capacity for test, track and trace ready

Boris Johnson said the UK did not learn the lessons of past pandemics in developing sufficient capacity for testing and tracing. The Prime Minister said it was a “brutal reality” when responding to..

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UK ‘firm’ against extension of Brexit transition period, says chief negotiator [Video]

UK ‘firm’ against extension of Brexit transition period, says chief negotiator

Britain is “firm” that it will not extend the Brexit transition period beyond the end of the year, the UK’s chief negotiator with Brussels has told MPs. David Frost insisted that Britain is..

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