Brexit: MPs ready to fight for Final Say referendum on Boris Johnson Brexit deal Backers of referendum say they have array of parliamentary weapons 'oiled and polished' for use at the right time Independent - Published 9 hours ago
Brexit: Lib Dems table second referendum amendment to force Boris Johnson to allow new vote If amendment is selected, MPs will vote on the bid next week Independent - Published 1 day ago
The state of the parties as Heidi Allen joins the Lib Dems
A look at how the Government and opposition benches stand as Heidi Allen joins the Liberal Democrats. The former Tory MP is the sixth person to defect to Jo Swinson's party in recent weeks, bringing..
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What happens now as MPs return to Parliament?
MPs are back at Westminster after the Supreme Court’s bombshell ruling that Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament was unlawful. But what happens now? Downing Street has said that if the..
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Supreme Court ruling: What happens now?
MPs will return to Westminster on Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled that Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks was unlawful. Here is a look at how things could progress..
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John Bercow: Parliament must resume after Supreme Court ruling
House of Commons speaker John Bercow addresses the press on College Green, Westminster, where he welcomes the Supreme Court's ruling that the Government's prorogation of Parliament was unlawful. Mr..
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Brexit: The state of the parties as Sam Gyimah joins the Lib Dems
A look at how the Government and opposition benches stand after former Tory minister Sam Gyimah joined the Liberal Democrats. It brings the total number of Lib Dem MPs up to 18, as leader Jo Swinson..
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Jo Swinson: I'll cancel Brexit if I'm PM
Liberal Democrats leader Jo Swinson has promised to cancel Brexit altogether if her party wins a majority at the next election. The pro-EU party is enjoying a revival under Ms Swinson's watch, having..
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MPs hopeful of overturning Parliament suspension by September 16
MPs who appealed against an earlier ruling that the Prime Minister's prorogation of Parliament was lawful, say they are hopeful of being able to return to the House of Commons by early next week. Boris..
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What does prorogation mean for Brexit?
Boris Johnson has sent MPs packing by suspending Parliament for five weeks in a controversial move as the Brexit deadline looms large. We take a look at what will happen before the current Brexit..
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John Bercow to stand down: The Speaker's best bellows
John Bercow, in an impassioned speech, told MPs he would stand down as speaker on October 31 unless an election is called before then. We look at Mr Bercow's best bellows across the house.
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Who got what in Theresa May's resignation honours list?
Theresa May has recognised key political aides as well her sporting hero Geoffrey Boycott in her resignation honours list. The former prime minister’s chief EU negotiator Olly Robbins – blamed by..
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Boris Johnson's second bid to trigger general election fails
Boris Johnson has suffered another humiliating Commons defeat after his second bid for a snap general election was rejected by MPs. The Prime Minister said he wanted to head to the polls next month to..
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John Bercow announces plan to step down as Speaker of the House
John Bercow has given an impassioned speech, telling MPs he will stand down as Speaker on October 31 unless an election is called before then. Addressing the Commons while his wife looked on from the..
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What happens next in Parliament?
On September 9, the Government tabled another motion under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act which seeks to trigger an early general election. Boris Johnson failed in his bid to do the same last week. But..
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British MPs Call For Last-Minute Brexit Debate
British opposition lawmakers are due to request an emergency debate in parliament on Monday. They hope to force the government to publish a no-deal Brexit planning document and make Prime Minister..
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Brexit: Boris Johnson to update cabinet on deal talks The PM's briefing comes as Jacob Rees-Mogg tells Leave-backing MPs "compromise" is inevitable. BBC News - Published 4 days ago
Brexit: MPs could hijack emergency Saturday sitting of Commons to force through second referendum MPs to meet at weekend for first time in 37 years as massive anti-Brexit crowds gather outside Independent - Published 1 week ago Special sitting for MPs to decide Brexit future Parliament will meet on Saturday 19 October after a key EU summit to approve the next steps for the UK. BBC News - Published 1 week ago
Italy reduces size of parliament 'to save millions' The ruling Five Star party says cutting the number of MPs and senators will save €1bn over 10 years. BBC News - Published 1 week ago
Labour frontbencher accuses activists of 'misogyny' over bid to unseat female MPs Tracy Brabin says party should support MPs under challenge after speaking out over antisemitism Independent - Published 1 week ago
How death threats spread in pro- and anti-Brexit Facebook groups A BBC investigation found multiple violent comments and images, many aimed at individual MPs. BBC News - Published 1 week ago Brexit: We can do a deal if EU is willing - Johnson Boris Johnson says he has growing support from MPs for his Brexit plan ahead of further EU talks. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
Boris Johnson: Brexit plan 'genuine attempt to bridge chasm' The prime minister updates MPs on his Brexit proposals but Jeremy Corbyn says the plans are vague. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
Boris Johnson to suspend parliament again next week ahead of Queen's Speech Boris Johnson will try to suspend parliament again next week ahead of a new Queen's Speech, in a move that risks infuriating MPs. Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Boris Johnson attacks parliament for failing 'to do anything constructive' as MPs debate domestic violence crackdown 'If parliament were a laptop, then the screen would be showing the pizza wheel of doom. If parliament were a school, Ofsted would be shutting it down' Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Brexit: Labour MPs pressure Corbyn to solve crisis through referendum before seeking election Labour leader's official position is to prioritise securing a general election Independent - Published 2 weeks ago Fury as Boris Johnson accuses rebel alliance MPs of 'collaboration' with foreign governments over Brexit An angry Dominic Grieve has branded the accusation 'a lie' - and blamed Dominic Cummings Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Brexit: Majority of MPs now support fresh referendum, Dominic Grieve says Former Tory cabinet minister says Jeremy Corbyn should 'step up to the mark' and prioritise second Brexit poll ahead of general election Independent - Published 2 weeks ago Jess Phillips abuse: Police called to MP's home three times Jess Phillips says she has seen a "massive recent increase" in abuse after a heated Commons debate. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
Tory conference: Brexit and public spending promises as MPs meet Conservative MPs and activists meet in Manchester, with Brexit and public spending on the agenda. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago Jo Cox charity urges MPs to sign up to code of conduct The foundation set up in memory of the murdered MP says it will help to protect election candidates. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
Bercow calls emergency meeting over 'inflammatory language' in commons Boris Johnson is not expected to attend talks despite concerns raised by MPs Independent - Published 3 weeks ago Do MPs need to mind their language? Brexit has dragged the tone of parliamentary debate into the gutter, according to some MPs - can it ever recover? BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
Boris Johnson news – live: 'We're enjoying this': Cummings revels in Brexit chaos and blames MPs for failing to deliver it Follow all the latest developments Independent - Published 3 weeks ago Anger at UK MPs 'not surprising' says PM's adviser The issue of abuse will only be solved if MPs "respect" the referendum result, Dominic Cummings says. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
Johnson defends language after criticism from MPs The prime minister says he deplores threats to MPs, adding that "tempers need to come down" in Parliament. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago Boris Johnson hailed by far-right extremists for 'brilliant' performance in parliament Tommy Robinson among those celebrating prime minister's comments to 'traitor MPs' amid widespread condemnation Independent - Published 3 weeks ago
Boris Johnson faces backlash over 'dangerous' language The PM's rhetoric is condemned by MPs as he says the best way to honour MP Jo Cox is to "get Brexit done". BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago Boris Johnson: news - live: 'Deeply shocking' PM triggers outrage with remarks about murdered MP and Brexit, as judge warns he could face jail Boris Johnson has prompted widespread condemnation over his language during a rancour-filled session in parliament, during which he told MPs they should honour the memory of murdered colleague Jo Cox.. Independent - Published 3 weeks ago
Boris Johnson ignores demands to apologise or resign, as Tory MPs applaud his dismissal of Supreme Court Prime minister's comments branded a 'disgrace', as former cabinet colleague accuses him of trying to pit the people against parliament Independent - Published 3 weeks ago The Supreme Court was wrong, Johnson tells MPs In angry Commons scenes, the PM goads opposition parties to "finally face the day of reckoning" in an election. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
Angry exchanges in UK Parliament over suspension Emotions run high as MPs return to work after Tuesday's Supreme Court verdict, ruling prorogation unlawful. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago Boris Johnson to face MPs' fury in speech to parliament today after Supreme Court ruling plunges government into crisis Boris Johnson is to face MPs' wrath in the Commons today for the first time since the explosive ruling of the Supreme Court that the suspension of parliament was unlawful. Independent - Published 3 weeks ago
Boris Johnson faces calls to resign and early election as he returns to Westminster after humiliating Supreme Court defeat MPs vow to use all parliamentary mechanisms to stop prime minister forcing through a no-deal Brexit Independent - Published 3 weeks ago What happens next after the Supreme Court ruled that Boris Johnson unlawfully prorogued parliament? The prime minister is facing a tough few days as MPs and peers return to Westminster earlier than expected Independent - Published 3 weeks ago
Brexit: Labour MPs tempted to vote for a Boris Johnson deal warned it will be 'stuff of right wing dreams' It 'would be the culmination of a decade-long project which is of the right, by the right and for the right' Tom Watson tells colleagues Independent - Published on September 19, 2019 Austria blocks EU-Mercosur trade deal with South America MPs in Vienna deal a blow to a landmark agreement which cannot pass without all EU states backing it. BBC News - Published on September 19, 2019
Brexit: New Liberal Democrat MP says she expects other MPs to join Remain-backing party as deadline looms Luciana Berger says two-party politics is 'dead' and her old party Labour will never recover its former strength Independent - Published on September 14, 2019 Video game loot boxes should be illegal for children, MPs say Feature has become increasingly popular in games like Fortnite and Fifa Independent - Published on September 12, 2019
Official no-deal document confirms government planning for delays, disruption and disorder Operation Yellowhammer report forced out of government by MPs confirms leaks which ministers had dismissed as outdated Independent - Published on September 11, 2019 Boris Johnson avoids MP questions about misleading Queen to appear on Facebook Prime minister was due to face up to two and a half hours of MPs' questions if parliament had not been suspended Independent - Published on September 11, 2019
Prorogation ruling: Judges set out case against Boris Johnson Decision to suspend parliament was motivated by 'improper' desire to avoid MPs' scrutiny, court finds Independent - Published on September 11, 2019 MPs try to pin John Bercow to his seat amid late-night mayhem in parliament: 'I held onto his leg I think it was and others held onto his arm' Labour MPs attempted to interrupt the prorogation ceremony - before being bundled aside by officials Independent - Published on September 10, 2019
Five-week Parliament shut-down begins in UK Before leaving the Commons, MPs reject Boris Johnson's second bid to call a snap general election. BBC News - Published on September 10, 2019 Boris Johnson: Voters attack 'unacceptable' suspension of parliament, as prime minister prepares to lock MPs out of Commons Parliamentary sittings to be suspended for five weeks as Brexit crisis heightens Independent - Published on September 9, 2019
Brexit: MPs order Boris Johnson to hand over government communications about parliament suspension and no-deal planning Boris Johnson's government has suffered another humiliating Commons defeat, as MPs ordered the release of internal communications between the prime minister's top advisers over the decision to suspend.. Independent - Published on September 9, 2019 John Bercow quits: Commons speaker announces he will resign on Brexit deadline day John Bercow has announced he will stand down as speaker of the House of Commons on the Brexit deadline of October 31 if MPs do not vote for a general election. Independent - Published on September 9, 2019
Brexit: MPs to hold second vote on early election No 10 is calling on Labour to go to the polls, but opposition MPs want to rule out no-deal Brexit first. BBC News - Published on September 9, 2019 Boris Johnson told he has 'no divine right to rule', by TUC boss Frances O'Grady urges opposition MPs to 'hold your nerve' against PM's 'bullying tactics' Independent - Published on September 8, 2019
Dominic Cummings granted Westminster security pass despite being found in contempt of parliament MPs call for investigation into why Boris Johnson's adviser was given pass Independent - Published on September 8, 2019 UK MPs willing to go to court to enforce Brexit delay MPs are preparing legal action in the event Boris Johnson refuses to ask for a Brexit delay, the BBC understands. BBC News - Published on September 7, 2019
Bury: MPs to hold hearings into club's expulsion by EFL MPs will hold hearings into the role of the EFL and Football Association in safeguarding clubs after Bury's expulsion. BBC News - Published on September 5, 2019 General election: Boris Johnson government announces second attempt to trigger snap poll after vote humiliation The government is to make a second attempt to secure an early general election, after Boris Johnson's first bid to trigger a 15 October poll was humiliatingly rejected by MPs. Independent - Published on September 5, 2019