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#House Of Commons

# house-of-commons - Yesterday's News

Abortion services ‘will be commissioned in Northern Ireland’, UK minister tells MPs
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Abortion services ‘will be commissioned in Northern Ireland’, UK minister tells MPs

10 hours ago 5,659 Views 3 Comments

A Labour MP urged the UK Government to act, warning that for three years ‘abortion might be legal, it is not accessible’.

# house-of-commons - Last month October 2022

Truss's morning on the brink amid Braverman resignation and chaos in the House of Commons
# Commons Chaos
# Commons Chaos

Truss's morning on the brink amid Braverman resignation and chaos in the House of Commons

Oct 20th 2022, 7:26 AM 26,989 Views 23 Comments

There were mounting calls for the Prime Minister to step down, before did at lunchtime today.

As it happened: Liz Truss says she is 'sorry' for mistakes after gruelling day in British politics
Live Oct 17th 2022, 10:10 PM

As it happened: Liz Truss says she is 'sorry' for mistakes after gruelling day in British politics

UK Labour leader offers condolences to Creeslough families on second day of funerals
# Donegal
# Donegal

UK Labour leader offers condolences to Creeslough families on second day of funerals

Oct 12th 2022, 4:06 PM 13,731 Views 3 Comments

Starmer said that Donegal is a special place for his family

# house-of-commons - This year 2022

Opinion: Boris has left his party with a tough choice - a leader to the right or hard right
# British Politics
# British Politics

Opinion: Boris has left his party with a tough choice - a leader to the right or hard right

Aug 1st 2022, 8:00 AM 25,557 Views 20 Comments

Peter Flanagan says the new leader of Britain will be decided by a small number of people and the choice isn’t great.

Brian Rowan: Boris Johnson's damage to Northern Ireland cannot be easily repaired
# The Brexit Boy
# The Brexit Boy

Brian Rowan: Boris Johnson's damage to Northern Ireland cannot be easily repaired

Updated Jul 8th 2022, 7:14 AM 23,719 Views 10 Comments

The former BBC correspondent says the soon-to-be ex-PM has left in Northern Irish politics in chaos.

'Utterly shameful' Troubles legacy legislation clears the House of Commons
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'Utterly shameful' Troubles legacy legislation clears the House of Commons

Jul 5th 2022, 8:17 AM 15,385 Views 10 Comments

MPs voted 282 to 217 to give the Northern Ireland Troubles Bill a third reading.

Westminster pushes forward with NI Protocol Bill after lengthy debate
# Brexit
# Brexit

Westminster pushes forward with NI Protocol Bill after lengthy debate

Updated Jun 27th 2022, 10:21 PM 42,859 Views 33 Comments

MPs voted 295 to 221 to give the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill a second reading, clearing the way for more detailed scrutiny in the coming weeks.

British MPs under investigation could be barred from Parliament as Tory accused of rape
# Westminster
# Westminster

British MPs under investigation could be barred from Parliament as Tory accused of rape

May 19th 2022, 10:56 AM 8,027 Views 0 Comments

Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle said discussions are ongoing to decide on the matter.

‘Take John Hume’s name out of your mouth’: DUP MP invokes civil rights leader in Protocol debate
# Commons Clash
# Commons Clash

‘Take John Hume’s name out of your mouth’: DUP MP invokes civil rights leader in Protocol debate

May 17th 2022, 6:31 PM 70,002 Views 29 Comments

The House of Commons clash has since moved to the online realm.

Tory MP who resigned after watching porn in House of Commons won't rule out running in by-election
# Neil Parish
# Neil Parish

Tory MP who resigned after watching porn in House of Commons won't rule out running in by-election

May 13th 2022, 11:49 AM 8,453 Views 14 Comments

Neil Parish is considering using his support in the farming community to stand as an independent candidate.

Tory MP Neil Parish suspended pending investigation into House of Commons pornography claim
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Tory MP Neil Parish suspended pending investigation into House of Commons pornography claim

Apr 29th 2022, 5:07 PM 25,556 Views 0 Comments

Senior Conservative colleagues had decried reports of the incident as “shameful”.

Pornography in Commons ‘unacceptable’, Johnson says as Tory faces investigation
# Conservatives
# Conservatives

Pornography in Commons ‘unacceptable’, Johnson says as Tory faces investigation

Updated Apr 28th 2022, 7:29 PM 31,163 Views 16 Comments

Boris Johnson said the claims against the unnamed MP, if proven, would be ‘clearly totally unacceptable’.

Probe into claims Tory MP watched pornography in Commons chamber
# The Tories
# The Tories

Probe into claims Tory MP watched pornography in Commons chamber

Apr 27th 2022, 1:43 PM 17,393 Views 15 Comments

The Conservative chief whip is looking into the ‘wholly unacceptable’ allegations.

British MPs vote to continue at-home abortion services in England
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

British MPs vote to continue at-home abortion services in England

Mar 30th 2022, 10:21 PM 10,776 Views 5 Comments

MPs supported retaining the service by 215 votes to 188, following a free vote.

Zelenskyy invokes Churchill in Commons address, telling MPs Ukraine 'will fight to the end'
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Zelenskyy invokes Churchill in Commons address, telling MPs Ukraine 'will fight to the end'

Mar 8th 2022, 5:39 PM 17,188 Views 18 Comments

The Ukrainian president invoked Churchill’s “fight them on the beaches” speech and one of Shakespeare’s most famous quotes.

'Serial liar': John Bercow banned from having Parliamentary pass after bullying claims upheld
# UK
# UK

'Serial liar': John Bercow banned from having Parliamentary pass after bullying claims upheld

Mar 8th 2022, 1:36 PM 28,064 Views 18 Comments

Bercow called the investigation a “travesty of justice”.

'Shaggy dog' jibe made about efforts to save Boris Johnson's leadership sparks confusion in the Commons
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

'Shaggy dog' jibe made about efforts to save Boris Johnson's leadership sparks confusion in the Commons

Feb 8th 2022, 9:55 PM 30,088 Views 13 Comments

‘Operation Big Dog’ has been the name coined for the operation to keep Prime Minister Boris Johnson in post.

# house-of-commons - Last year 2021

Sleaze, dairy lobbying, and Tory MPs: What is the Owen Paterson controversy about?
# Full Fat U-turn
# Full Fat U-turn

Sleaze, dairy lobbying, and Tory MPs: What is the Owen Paterson controversy about?

Nov 6th 2021, 8:00 PM 24,300 Views 15 Comments

The former NI Secretary resigned this week, in what has become a huge controversy for Boris Johnson.

Former NI Secretary resigns as MP amid row over alleged lobbying breaches
# Owen Paterson
# Owen Paterson

Former NI Secretary resigns as MP amid row over alleged lobbying breaches

Nov 4th 2021, 3:46 PM 12,809 Views 6 Comments

It comes after Boris Johnson U-turned on plans to prevent the former minister’s Commons ban for lobbying.

Tories accused of ‘wallowing in sleaze’ as MP Owen Paterson spared suspension over lobbying
# Meaningful Vote
# Meaningful Vote

Tories accused of ‘wallowing in sleaze’ as MP Owen Paterson spared suspension over lobbying

Nov 3rd 2021, 9:15 PM 14,732 Views 9 Comments

Conservative MPs backed a plan to consider reviewing Owen Paterson’s case and tear up the Commons disciplinary process.

Face coverings now mandatory for everyone in House of Commons - except MPs
# Face Coverings
# Face Coverings

Face coverings now mandatory for everyone in House of Commons - except MPs

Oct 27th 2021, 7:27 AM 17,687 Views 12 Comments

Commons authorities said it couldn’t compel MPs to wear masks as they are not deemed to be Parliament employees.

Canada makes Covid vaccines mandatory to all staff in House of Commons
# Canada
# Canada

Canada makes Covid vaccines mandatory to all staff in House of Commons

Oct 20th 2021, 7:45 AM 8,536 Views 15 Comments

The new requirement will apply to members of the House and their staff, but also to other workers.

Johnson questioned over £12 billion-a-year tax hike ahead of vote in parliament
# Social Care Costs
# Social Care Costs

Johnson questioned over £12 billion-a-year tax hike ahead of vote in parliament

Sep 8th 2021, 3:42 PM 19,407 Views 21 Comments

Johnson’s controversial plans are being criticised for offering more benefits to wealthy households in southern England.

Johnson says idea UK could have prevented Afghan collapse ‘an illusion’
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Johnson says idea UK could have prevented Afghan collapse ‘an illusion’

Aug 18th 2021, 1:54 PM 13,227 Views 20 Comments

The UK Prime Minister denied the government was unprepared for the Taliban takeover.

UK Government announces statute of limitations on Troubles prosecutions, including British Army soldiers
# Troubles
# Troubles

UK Government announces statute of limitations on Troubles prosecutions, including British Army soldiers

Jul 14th 2021, 1:52 PM 38,496 Views 49 Comments

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the proposals are “measured” and “balanced”.

Former UK speaker John Bercow defects to Labour, criticising ‘xenophobic’ Tories
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Former UK speaker John Bercow defects to Labour, criticising ‘xenophobic’ Tories

Jun 20th 2021, 7:30 AM 25,538 Views 23 Comments

He stepped down as Speaker in 2019.

Ian Paisley Jr criticised for linking IRA activities to Catholicism
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Ian Paisley Jr criticised for linking IRA activities to Catholicism

Jan 27th 2021, 7:01 PM 63,818 Views 105 Comments

The comments were made at the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee earlier today.

# house-of-commons - All time

'A new and great future': Britain's EU trade deal clears the Commons
# Brexit
# Brexit

'A new and great future': Britain's EU trade deal clears the Commons

Updated Dec 30th 2020, 4:50 PM 19,214 Views 40 Comments

Britain will leave the European single market and customs union at 11pm tomorrow.

Boris Johnson announces tough new restrictions that could stay in place 'for six months'
# Second Wave
# Second Wave

Boris Johnson announces tough new restrictions that could stay in place 'for six months'

Updated Sep 22nd 2020, 1:35 PM 95,885 Views 45 Comments

Weddings are to be reduced to 15 people and penalties for not wearing face coverings are to be increased.

Former NI Secretary 'regrets' saying she didn't know that nationalists did not vote for unionist parties
# Karen Bradley
# Karen Bradley

Former NI Secretary 'regrets' saying she didn't know that nationalists did not vote for unionist parties

Sep 22nd 2020, 7:09 AM 59,404 Views 50 Comments

Karen Bradley made the comments in September 2018.

Boris Johnson's controversial Internal Markets Bill clears first hurdle in House of Commons
# Internal Markets Bill
# Internal Markets Bill

Boris Johnson's controversial Internal Markets Bill clears first hurdle in House of Commons

Updated Sep 14th 2020, 10:49 PM 54,428 Views 65 Comments

Former British prime ministers have all warned against the Internal Markets Bill proposed by Johnson.

Brexit rebellion: David Cameron raises concerns over controversial bill, making a clean sweep of former PMs
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Brexit rebellion: David Cameron raises concerns over controversial bill, making a clean sweep of former PMs

Updated Sep 14th 2020, 8:53 AM 44,635 Views 46 Comments

Former attorney general Geoffrey Cox has also described it as ‘unconscionable’

Abortion guidelines for Northern Ireland approved by MPs in House of Commons
# Abortion
# Abortion

Abortion guidelines for Northern Ireland approved by MPs in House of Commons

Jun 17th 2020, 8:13 PM 7,998 Views 24 Comments

Abortion is now legal in all circumstances in Northern Ireland in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.

'Insane idea': MPs queue and complain after being forced return to vote in the House of Commons
# House Of Chaos
# House Of Chaos

'Insane idea': MPs queue and complain after being forced return to vote in the House of Commons

Jun 2nd 2020, 10:25 PM 24,472 Views 13 Comments

The government said it expected some ‘teething problems’ to the new voting system.

Boris Johnson returns to PMQ dispatch box, warning MPs against comparing UK death toll internationally
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Boris Johnson returns to PMQ dispatch box, warning MPs against comparing UK death toll internationally

May 6th 2020, 1:26 PM 30,197 Views 66 Comments

It was revealed that the UK has the highest death toll in Europe, surpassing Spain and Italy.

'Big Ben must bong for Brexit' GoFundMe page tops £160,000 but it could all be in vain
# Bong Bong Bong
# Bong Bong Bong

'Big Ben must bong for Brexit' GoFundMe page tops £160,000 but it could all be in vain

Jan 17th 2020, 12:34 PM 24,634 Views 48 Comments

The House of Commons Commission said it would be an “unprecedented approach” to fund the cost through public donation.

'It's heartbreaking': Concern for students amid fears UK will pull out of Erasmus programme post-Brexit
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

'It's heartbreaking': Concern for students amid fears UK will pull out of Erasmus programme post-Brexit

Jan 10th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,099 Views 27 Comments

Thousands of students from all over Europe, including the Republic of Ireland, go to the UK as part of the programme each year, and vice versa.

The Withdrawal Deal Bill just sailed through the House of Commons by 330 votes to 231
# Brexit
# Brexit

The Withdrawal Deal Bill just sailed through the House of Commons by 330 votes to 231

Jan 9th 2020, 5:43 PM 15,806 Views 28 Comments

The deal covers areas including EU citizen’s rights, customs arrangements in Northern Ireland and and a transition period.

Johnson's Brexit Bill expected to sail through House of Commons as MPs return post-Christmas
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Johnson's Brexit Bill expected to sail through House of Commons as MPs return post-Christmas

Jan 7th 2020, 6:45 AM 7,875 Views 10 Comments

Boris Johnson does not want the Brexit transition period extended beyond December 2020, but Ireland and Europe have said this may not be realistic.

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