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Lower house in the Parliament of the United Kingdom

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House of Commons of the United Kingdom: Lower house in the Parliament of the United Kingdom
The House of Commons, domestically often referred to simply as the Commons, is the lower house and de facto primary chamber of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Like the upper house, the House of Lords, it meets in the Palace of Westminster. Owing to shortage of space, its office accommodation extends into Portcullis House.

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Boris Johnson departs Downing Street [Video]

Boris Johnson departs Downing Street

Boris Johnson has departed from Downing Street ahead of this week’s Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons and this afternoon’s economic statement by the chancellor. Report by..

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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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Boris Johnson departs for Prime Minister's Questions [Video]

Boris Johnson departs for Prime Minister's Questions

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has left 10 Downing Street to attend PMQs in the House of Commons. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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Labour MP struggles to turn off ringing phone during Commons debate [Video]

Labour MP struggles to turn off ringing phone during Commons debate

Labour MP Claudia Webbe drops her phone as she struggles to turn it off after it rang during a Commons debate.

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Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers to reopen from July 4 [Video]

Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers to reopen from July 4

The hospitality industry in England will reopen from July 4, the prime minister has announced. Speaking in the House of Commons, Boris Johnson announced that pubs, restaurants and hairdressers can..

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PM departs Downing St ahead of statement in Commons [Video]

PM departs Downing St ahead of statement in Commons

Boris Johnson has departed Downing Street as he heads to the House of Commons to make a statement. The Prime Minister is expected to announce a further easing of lockdown restrictions. Report by..

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Patel: ‘The threat posed by lone actors is growing’ [Video]

Patel: ‘The threat posed by lone actors is growing’

Priti Patel has said that the “terrorist threat that we face is complex, diverse and rapidly changing”. The Home Secretary made the statement in the House of Commons earlier today. Report by..

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Hancock appears to forget social distancing rules at PMQs [Video]

Hancock appears to forget social distancing rules at PMQs

Health Secretary Matt Hancock appeared to forget social distancing rules when he patted the back of a colleague on arriving inside the House of Commons for PMQs. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook..

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PM departs Downing Street to attend PMQs [Video]

PM departs Downing Street to attend PMQs

PM departs Downing Street to attend PMQs at the House of Commons. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Commons Speaker marks fourth anniversary of Jo Cox's death [Video]

Commons Speaker marks fourth anniversary of Jo Cox's death

The Speaker of the House of Commons, Sir Lindsay Hoyle, marks the fourth anniversary of the death of MP Jo Cox.

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PM departs Downing Street for PMQs [Video]

PM departs Downing Street for PMQs

Prime Minister Boris Johnson departs Downing Street for the House of Commons where he will face Keir Starmer at Prime Minister's Questions. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at..

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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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Nandy: Return to Commons "a complete shambles" [Video]

Nandy: Return to Commons "a complete shambles"

Shadow Foreign Secretary Lisa Nandy has criticised the government's decision to return to in-person voting in the House of Commons this week. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at..

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Brandon Lewis defends House of Commons return [Video]

Brandon Lewis defends House of Commons return

Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis has defended the decision to have the House of Commons return to in-person voting, despite Business Secretary Alok Sharma being tested for Covid-19 after..

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Alok Sharma tested for coronavirus after appearing unwell in the Commons [Video]

Alok Sharma tested for coronavirus after appearing unwell in the Commons

Business Secretary Alok Sharma has been tested for coronavirus after becoming visibly unwell in the House of Commons chamber. He was travelling home to self-isolate after he struggled during a speech..

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Business Secretary tested for Covid-19 [Video]

Business Secretary tested for Covid-19

Business Secretary Alok Sharma is being tested for coronavirus, after appearing unwell during a House of Commons debate just days after parliament returned to in-person voting. Report by Connerv. Like..

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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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Keir Starmer: Government use of statistics risks public trust and confidence [Video]

Keir Starmer: Government use of statistics risks public trust and confidence

Sir Keir Starmer addressed questions of public trust and confidence in the official use of statistics regarding coronavirus track and trace measures during Prime Minister's question time in the House..

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Johnson and Starmer pay tribute to George Floyd during PMQs [Video]

Johnson and Starmer pay tribute to George Floyd during PMQs

Labour leader Keir Starmer and Prime Minister Boris Johnson pay tribute to George Floyd in the House of Commons during Prime Minister's Questions.

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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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