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#House Of Commons

# house-of-commons - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

MPs are back after their Easter break, so what's the Brexit latest?

The UK is preparing for local elections, European elections; while Theresa May still tries to get her deal over the line.

# house-of-commons - Saturday 6 April, 2019

How many semi-naked protestors stormed the House of Commons? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The average cost of a house in Dublin.

# house-of-commons - Thursday 4 April, 2019

'Parliament really is broken': House of Commons suspended following noisy water leak

The House of Commons press office said the leak was “urgently dealt with and has now been isolated”.

# house-of-commons - Monday 1 April, 2019

As MPs can't agree what to do about Brexit, EU warns 'our patience is running out' COME WHAT MAY This post contains videos

As MPs can't agree what to do about Brexit, EU warns 'our patience is running out'

The House of Commons is set to vote on a number of options today.

# house-of-commons - Friday 29 March, 2019

A Brexistential crisis: So what happens now?

The best answer to that question is: “F**k knows. I’m past caring. It’s like the living dead in here.”

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

MPs to vote on type of Brexit they want as pressure mounts on May to resign

Even if the House of Commons decides a majority course of action, it won’t be legally binding.

# house-of-commons - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

'Back me and sack me': How the British papers covered MPs 'taking control' of House

MPs have voted to seize control of parliamentary business in an unprecedented move that the government called “dangerous”.

# house-of-commons - Monday 25 March, 2019

'Take back control': MPs vote to hold series of Brexit votes on Wednesday

A minister resigned in order to vote to hold indicative votes on Wednesday, a proposal which Theresa May opposes.

# house-of-commons - Friday 22 March, 2019

Petition to reverse Brexit swells to 3.7m signatures, as Commons states that 96% of supporters are British

The Commons petitions committee said that “approximately 96% of signatures on the petition were from the UK”.

# house-of-commons - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Nigel Farage begins 435km march against 'Brexit betrayal', but admits he won't actually finish it

Around 100 Brexit supporters have joined the march from Sunderland to the House of Commons.

# house-of-commons - Friday 15 March, 2019

'One last roll of the dice': How Britain's newspapers are covering the vote to delay Brexit

A vote in the House of Commons means Brexit may not be happening on March 29.

# house-of-commons - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Here's why Theresa May is set to risk another vote on her battered Brexit deal

It’s been a bizarre week – but does the prime minister finally have Brexiteers backed in a corner?

MPs to vote on an amendment that calls for a second referendum this evening

Four amendments have been selected for this evening’s vote on whether to request an extension to Article 50 from the EU.

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

British MPs have voted against a no-deal Brexit. So, what now?

Chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier said today that one of the current risks is an ‘accidental no-deal Brexit’.

As It Happened: MPs rule out no-deal Brexit in any circumstances after muddled House of Commons vote

MPs are due to vote again today at 7pm – this time, it’s whether to rule out a no-deal Brexit.

'Croaky Horror Show': How Britain's newspapers are covering the latest Brexit defeat

A glum Theresa May features on many front pages this morning.

# house-of-commons - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Theresa May’s ‘improved’ Brexit deal defeated by 149 votes - here’s what happens now

We’ll have another vote tomorrow on the no-deal option, May told MPs after another heavy defeat.

# house-of-commons - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

May says MPs WILL get to vote to extend Article 50 (but a few things have to happen first)

There could be three crucial votes in the House of Commons in as many days next month.

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Three Tories quit party to join breakaway ex-Labour MPs in Independent Group

Anna Soubry said her party had “shifted to the right”.

# house-of-commons - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Theresa May suffers another Brexit defeat as MPs vote down motion

Votes on amendments to Theresa May’s deal will be held today and possibly on 27 February, too.

# house-of-commons - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Theresa May says UK still wants the backstop tweak, and tees up another vote

A debate on the Brexit withdrawal deal was due to be voted on by tomorrow – as there’s been no change, that’s been pushed back.

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

MPs don't want the Irish backstop. Europe won't budge. So now what?

Another vote is promised by 13 February – if the Withdrawal Agreement isn’t approved then, it’s looking like a no-deal Brexit.

# house-of-commons - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

As it happened: UK parliament votes to bin the backstop and go back to renegotiate in Brussels

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is going back to the EU.

# house-of-commons - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Ian Paisley Jr may be indestructible but he's increasingly becoming a sideshow

Revelations about the MP have been piling up of late.

Theresa May offers her battered Brexit deal to MPs again - so what's different?

The Grieve and Cooper amendments are the most likely to gain the support of the House of Commons – so what are they?

# house-of-commons - Monday 21 January, 2019

UK government to scrap £65 'right to stay' fee for EU citizens

She said anyone who has already applied will receive a refund.

# house-of-commons - Sunday 20 January, 2019

'There won't be a border because we don't want it!': What Brexiteers think of the backstop

We spoke to some Brexiteers outside Westminster about what they think of the ‘Irish protocol’.

# house-of-commons - Friday 18 January, 2019

Standing still: At the end of a historic week, where exactly are we with Brexit?

Mary Lou McDonald says she told Theresa May over the telephone that a no-deal Brexit would mean a unity referendum in Ireland.

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Explainer: How will today's no confidence motion play out - and what happens next?

The vote on Jeremy Corbyn’s motion is at 7pm tonight. May is expected to survive.

Despite largest government defeat in modern British history, May looks set to survive confidence vote

The Conservative Party and the DUP will back her, but Europe has warned “time is almost up”.

'Brextinct' and 'historic humiliation': UK papers lambast May after huge defeat

Criticism of the prime minister was scathing ahead of the confidence vote today.

# house-of-commons - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

After tonight's shellacking, for how long more can Theresa May survive?

Her government suffered a monumental defeat.

Ireland to intensify preparations for a disorderly Brexit

A Government statement said it regretted the outcome of tonight’s House of Commons vote.

Theresa May's Brexit deal crushed in House of Commons by 432 votes to 202

May now faces a no confidence vote in Westminster tomorrow.

# house-of-commons - Sunday 13 January, 2019

All eyes are on Westminster again, but what can Theresa May do if her vote fails?

Warning: this article contains a lot of ifs and buts.

May tells MPs not backing her Brexit deal would be 'catastrophic' as Corbyn says he's ready for election Mayday This post contains videos

May tells MPs not backing her Brexit deal would be 'catastrophic' as Corbyn says he's ready for election

The House of Commons is set to vote on the deal on Tuesday.

Brexiteers were furious with Westminster's House Speaker this week - so what's the latest row about?

A ‘Bollocks to Brexit’ sticker, an argument over the meaning of “forthwith” and fiery exchanges all make for an entertaining incident.

# house-of-commons - Friday 11 January, 2019

'She broke free and came home': UK minister says Lassie holds a Brexit lesson

Jeremy Hunt was responding to questions from a Labour MP who compared Brexit no-deal preparations to The Invisible Chain.

Poll: Do you think MPs will back Theresa May's Brexit deal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think MPs will back Theresa May's Brexit deal?

A crucial House of Commons vote is taking place on Tuesday.

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