Boris Johnson news – live: Tory MPs urge churches to ring bells for Brexit after PM's Big Ben bongs plea, as Momentum faces backlash over 'ludicrous' Labour leadership ballot Follow all the latest developments Independent - Published 4 days ago
How to vote for next Labour leader and when the deadline to register is Five contenders vying to replace Jeremy Corbyn remain in the race after MPs' nominations close Independent - Published 5 days ago
Brexit a step closer as Withdrawal Bill clears House of Commons
The UK’s exit from the European Union moved a step closer after Boris Johnson’s Brexit Bill cleared the Commons. The European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill was given a third reading by 330..
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Labour deputy leader hopeful wants 'Ministry of Fabulosity'
Tooting MP Dr Rosena Allin-Khan has told ITV News' Acting Prime Minister podcast that she we would like to create a 'Ministry of Fabulosity', saying: "It's a real thing, it will be full of fabulous MPs..
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MPs in Iranian parliament chant 'death to America'
Iranian MPs chant 'death to America' while in their parliament chamber after the US killing of Iran's top general Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad.
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Boris Johnson departs Houses of Parliament
Boris Johnson has departed the Houses of Parliament after Brexit bill win. The Prime Minister had MPs rally behind his withdrawal agreement as they voted 358 to 234 in favour. Report by Browna. Like us..
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MPs vote to pass Boris' withdrawal agreement bill 358 to 234
MPs today voted 358 to 234 in favour of Boris Johnson's Brexit bill. The Prime Minister put forward a second reading of the bill which previously failed to get the votes needed. Report by Browna. Like..
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MPs back Boris Johnson's Brexit deal
Britain took a big step closer to leaving the EU as Boris Johnson's Brexit deal was backed by a large majority of MPs. The second reading of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill was passed by..
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Queen sets out government's priorities for the next 5 years
The Queen has set out the government's agenda in the State Opening of Parliament. More than thirty bills have been proposed with the Brexit bill set to return before MPs tomorrow. Report by Woodsli...
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New MPs to be sworn into Parliament over next two days
Hundreds of MPs have arrived at the House of Commons to be sworn into the new Parliament. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..
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Boris Johnson to Cabinet: You ain't seen nothing yet
Boris Johnson has vowed to work “flat out” to deliver on his new Government’s priorities amid warnings that he is driving the country towards a no-deal Brexit. Addressing the first meeting of the..
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PM welcomes new Tories to House of Commons
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has welcomed new Tory MPs to the House of Commons following his victory in last week's General Election. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at..
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Labour leadership: 'Tough old bird' Emily Thornberry says she will make it through to next round Contenders to succeed Jeremy Corbyn need backing of 22 party MPs or MEPs by Monday to stay in the race Independent - Published 1 week ago
Labour leadership: Keir Starmer promises to defend party's radical values and win next election Contender to succeed Jeremy Corbyn officially launches campaign on back of commanding lead in MPs' nominations Independent - Published 1 week ago Keir Starmer takes big early lead among MPs in Labour leadership race, official figures show Shadow Brexit Secretary has already secured 23 nominations - enough to put him on the ballot paper Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Spain's Sánchez faces knife-edge vote to govern in coalition The caretaker socialist PM wants to govern with far-left Podemos, but the MPs' vote will be tight. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
Iraqi MPs back plan to expel US troops The resolution calls for foreign troops to leave the country after an Iranian general's assassination. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
Labour leadership: MPs begin to make their pitches Sir Keir Starmer aims to win trust, while Jess Phillips says Labour must stop "harking back to the past". BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago HS2 costs out of control, says review's deputy chair Lord Berkeley says MPs were "misled" about the line's costs, which he says will be more than £108bn. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
Brexit: MPs attempt to force Boris Johnson to protect child refugees after EU departure Exclusive: Liberal Democrat amendment seeks to overturn 'truly heartless' Boris Johnson move to strip refugee rights from Brexit bill Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Tories urge Boris Johnson to 'change course' on HS2 amid fears project could reach 12-figure cost Newly elected MPs in Labour's 'red wall' warn business case for project is collapsing Independent - Published on December 22, 2019
Tory MPs ask Boris Johnson for autograph after Brexit deal passed House of Commons votes in favour of withdrawal agreement bill, with country set to leave EU on 31 January Independent - Published on December 20, 2019
UK MPs back Johnson's Brexit bill MPs vote by 358 to 234 to back Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill to leave EU on 31 January. BBC News - Published on December 20, 2019 MPs set to approve Boris Johnson's Brexit deal Prime minister hails 'beginning of a new dawn for our country' ahead of historic vote, but opposition MPs raise fears over ditching of several key concessions Independent - Published on December 19, 2019
Boris Johnson's new Brexit bill scraps powers for MPs to scrutinise future trade deals "Trade deal process will now be conducted in secret,' warns Labour MP Independent - Published on December 19, 2019 Queen's Speech: Boris Johnson to enshrine workers' rights in new law after Brexit as guarantees stripped from withdrawal agreement MPs to vote on the first stages of Brexit deal before Christmas Independent - Published on December 19, 2019
Johnson plans to block any delay to Brexit process The move comes as MPs gather for the first sitting of the new Parliament after the general election. BBC News - Published on December 17, 2019 Labour leadership: Demands for Jeremy Corbyn to apologise as he faces MPs after historic defeat Calls for senior aides to Labour leader to go after devastating election result Independent - Published on December 16, 2019
Female MPs more outspoken in debates led by women, study finds Gender of cabinet minister leading discussion has no bearing on male MPs' input, authors say Independent - Published on December 16, 2019 Boris Johnson could ditch promise to protect workers' rights and environmental protections after Brexit, No10 suggests Downing Street refuses to confirm that pledges made to MPs in October will be included in amended Brexit bill this week Independent - Published on December 16, 2019
Labour leadership race threatens party civil war as MPs fear 'continuity Corbyn' figure Rebecca Long-Bailey makes early running in the succession race Independent - Published on December 15, 2019 Racism claims and 'forced labour camps': The most controversial new Tory MPs who won seats in general election Several of 108 incoming Conservatives faced allegations during election campaign Independent - Published on December 13, 2019
Election results: Record number of female MPs win seats Women MPs outnumber male counterparts in Labour for first time in party's history Independent - Published on December 13, 2019 'Please stand down': Labour MPs tell Jeremy Corbyn to resign immediately after disastrous election night Anger at humiliated leader's plan to stay on for 'period of reflection' - which could last many months Independent - Published on December 13, 2019
Election: Former Labour MPs launch advertising campaign urging voters to reject Jeremy Corbyn ahead of polling day Fifteen disaffected former MPs pen open letter saying they could not vote for their old party Independent - Published on December 11, 2019 General election: Which candidates are standing in my area? Thousands of would-be MPs running for parliament across 650 constituencies Independent - Published on December 9, 2019
App launched by Final Say campaigners offers tactical voting help to elect MPs who support second Brexit referendum Campaigners say 'election is balanced on a knife edge and there are just a few days left if we are to stop Boris Johnson getting total power' Independent - Published on December 7, 2019 General election 2019: West Worcestershire politics students grill candidates Politics students put four potential MPs on the spot in Worcestershire. BBC News - Published on December 6, 2019
Lesotho MPs brawl in parliament over mohair They started throwing things during a dispute over the country's wool and mohair industry. BBC News - Published on November 28, 2019 Devon anthrax hoaxer jailed for targeting female MPs Richard Hayes was jailed for sending packages of white power to 16 victims, the majority women. BBC News - Published on November 28, 2019
Japan MPs try on their earthquake helmets The politicians donned their collapsible plastic helmets as part of a drill in parliament. BBC News - Published on November 27, 2019 Japan MPs' disaster helmet drill sparks Twitter debate Some Japanese lawmakers giggled this week during a drill to practice the use of disaster prevention helmets, at least one of which was put on backwards, prompting Twitter users to question if they were.. Reuters - Published on November 27, 2019
Labour MPs free to campaign for either Brexit or Remain if second referendum happens, McDonnell says Shadow chancellor refuses to say which side he will back but says he will not follow Jeremy Corbyn in staying neutral Independent - Published on November 24, 2019 Lebanese parliament session expected to be postponed: parliamentary sources A Lebanese parliament session is expected to be postponed on Tuesday because protests had prevented MPs from arriving, two parliamentary sources said, torpedoing the first session since demonstrations.. Reuters - Published on November 19, 2019
General Election 2019: 'MPs need to do more for communities' Regulars trying to save their village pub in Warwickshire want politicians to do more to help rural communities. BBC News - Published on November 19, 2019 Turkey's pro-Kurdish party mulls pulling MPs from parliament A pro-Kurdish opposition party is considering withdrawing lawmakers from Turkey's parliament due to mounting pressure it is facing, and as an act of protest against the government's decision to oust 24.. Reuters - Published on November 18, 2019
General election: UK on course for record number of ethnic minority MPs, new analysis suggests But Labour Friends of India hits out at party's shortage of Indian-heritage candidates Independent - Published on November 13, 2019 Government funding for 'left behind' towns being spent in wealthier Tory marginals, analysis reveals More than half of towns set to benefit from £3.6bn fund are held by Tory MPs, despite vast majority of poorest areas being in Labour constituencies Independent - Published on November 13, 2019
Labour candidate 'not fit to be MP', libel case told Former Redcar MP claims union libelled her in 2017 Skwawkbox blog post Independent - Published on November 12, 2019 The Brexit Party's decision to only stand against Labour MPs probably won't change much Tactical Voting: The bulk of seats in play won't be affected Independent - Published on November 11, 2019
General election: Boris Johnson tries to get Tory campaign back on track after day of gaffes and mishaps Prime minister addresses rally after ministerial resignation and series of apologies from his MPs Independent - Published on November 6, 2019 General Election 2019: Labour bans three MPs from standing for party Chris Williamson, Roger Godsiff and Stephen Hepburn have not been endorsed as candidates by the NEC. BBC News - Published on November 6, 2019
Justice system 'may not cope' with impact of Boris Johnson's 20,000 extra police officers, MPs warn Public Accounts Committee raises alarm over capacity to deal with increased prosecutions and prison sentences Independent - Published on November 5, 2019 Chinese government officials confiscating papers and getting events cancelled at British universities, report warns Battle to recruit students must not outweigh 'risks' to academic freedom, MPs say Independent - Published on November 5, 2019
General election: Ministers demand action from social media to protect candidates from abusive trolls People who abuse would-be MPs online should face consequences, Boris Johnson's cabinet agrees Independent - Published on November 5, 2019 Bury: EFL should apologise and pay reparations to expelled club, say MPs A select committee inquiry says the English Football League should "share the blame" for Bury's financial decline. BBC News - Published on November 5, 2019
Lindsay Hoyle wins the race to succeed John Bercow, by being the most anyone-but-Bercow candidate Days after spending long hours worshipping John Bercow, MPs went wild as his would-be replacements took it in turns to denounce him Independent - Published on November 4, 2019 UK MPs elect Bercow's successor as Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle was elected by MPs after four rounds of voting. BBC News - Published on November 4, 2019
British government 'driving refugees to use deadly smuggling routes' with migration policies, MPs find Essex lorry tragedy must act as wake-up call after almost 19,000 deaths in Mediterranean, report says Independent - Published on November 4, 2019 Greece: Migrant camps 'on edge of catastrophe', EU watchdog says As conditions are described as “abysmal”, Greek MPs back moves to speed up migrant deportations. BBC News - Published on November 1, 2019