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# house-of-commons - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Praising duty and democracy, Theresa May bows out as UK Prime Minister
# Saying Goodbye
# Saying Goodbye

Praising duty and democracy, Theresa May bows out as UK Prime Minister

Jul 24th 2019, 1:49 PM 8,589 Views 16 Comments

Theresa May took part in her final prime minister’s questions this afternoon.

# house-of-commons - Monday 22 July, 2019

'This is not a pension for terrorists': Troubles perpetrators will not receive victim compensation
# UK Parliament
# UK Parliament

'This is not a pension for terrorists': Troubles perpetrators will not receive victim compensation

Jul 22nd 2019, 7:06 PM 17,106 Views 13 Comments

Concerns were raised over those who were injured by their own hand receiving the pension.

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Former British PM John Major threatens legal action if new UK leader suspends parliament over Brexit
# Prorogued
# Prorogued

Former British PM John Major threatens legal action if new UK leader suspends parliament over Brexit

Jul 10th 2019, 12:03 PM 25,082 Views 24 Comments

The idea has been suggested during the Tory leadership campaign.

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

'The system is not fair': MPs criticise Theresa May over Northern Ireland amnesty
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

'The system is not fair': MPs criticise Theresa May over Northern Ireland amnesty

May 22nd 2019, 4:04 PM 14,644 Views 52 Comments

A “presumption against prosecution” for alleged offences committed by British soldiers has been proposed by the UK government.

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Theresa May says she can still make a Liverpool-style comeback in Brexit talks
# Klopp On To Yourself
# Klopp On To Yourself

Theresa May says she can still make a Liverpool-style comeback in Brexit talks

May 8th 2019, 9:07 PM 12,343 Views 26 Comments

Liverpool staged one of the greatest comebacks in their history after beating Barcelona 4-0 at Anfield last night.

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

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

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

Apr 23rd 2019, 11:10 AM 16,407 Views 31 Comments

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
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

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

Apr 6th 2019, 7:00 PM 29,001 Views 7 Comments

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
# Rain Rain Go Away
# Rain Rain Go Away

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

Apr 4th 2019, 3:49 PM 17,262 Views 16 Comments

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
# COME WHAT MAY

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

Updated Apr 1st 2019, 8:47 AM 27,015 Views 51 Comments

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?
# Divided Kingdom
# Divided Kingdom

A Brexistential crisis: So what happens now?

Mar 29th 2019, 6:38 PM 28,779 Views 58 Comments

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

Explainer: Why oh why is Theresa May's Brexit deal being voted on again?
# Third Time's A Charm
# Third Time's A Charm

Explainer: Why oh why is Theresa May's Brexit deal being voted on again?

Mar 29th 2019, 1:25 PM 12,166 Views 15 Comments

‘God loves a trier.’

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

MPs to vote on type of Brexit they want as pressure mounts on May to resign
# 1922 Committee
# 1922 Committee

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

Mar 27th 2019, 8:15 AM 9,377 Views 10 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Mar 26th 2019, 7:36 AM 17,316 Views 13 Comments

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
# At It Again
# At It Again

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

Mar 25th 2019, 10:21 PM 21,379 Views 23 Comments

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
# Article 50
# Article 50

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

Mar 22nd 2019, 10:17 PM 69,878 Views 88 Comments

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
# Leave Means Leave
# Leave Means Leave

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

Mar 16th 2019, 6:42 PM 35,132 Views 72 Comments

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
# Article 50
# Article 50

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

Mar 15th 2019, 12:05 AM 19,662 Views 25 Comments

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
# Third Time Lucky
# Third Time Lucky

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

Mar 14th 2019, 10:02 PM 32,245 Views 30 Comments

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
# Brexit Means...
# Brexit Means...

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

Updated Mar 14th 2019, 1:00 PM 22,871 Views 46 Comments

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?
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Mar 13th 2019, 7:59 PM 109,755 Views 145 Comments

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
Live Mar 13th 2019, 7:55 PM

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

'Croaky Horror Show': How Britain's newspapers are covering the latest Brexit defeat
# 16 Days To Go
# 16 Days To Go

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

Mar 13th 2019, 7:11 AM 30,109 Views 30 Comments

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
# Thumping Defeat
# Thumping Defeat

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

Mar 12th 2019, 9:30 PM 100,899 Views 106 Comments

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)
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Feb 26th 2019, 12:58 PM 20,540 Views 29 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Updated Feb 20th 2019, 11:56 AM 20,488 Views 61 Comments

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
# Amendable Motion
# Amendable Motion

Theresa May suffers another Brexit defeat as MPs vote down motion

Updated Feb 14th 2019, 5:55 PM 38,587 Views 72 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Feb 12th 2019, 1:13 PM 20,053 Views 51 Comments

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?
# Explainer
# Explainer

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

Jan 30th 2019, 1:35 PM 29,727 Views 62 Comments

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
Live Jan 29th 2019, 9:37 PM

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

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

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

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

Jan 26th 2019, 9:01 PM 40,613 Views 48 Comments

Revelations about the MP have been piling up of late.

Theresa May offers her battered Brexit deal to MPs again - so what's different?
# A Rose By Any Other Name
# A Rose By Any Other Name

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

Jan 26th 2019, 9:30 AM 31,411 Views 38 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Jan 21st 2019, 5:00 PM 14,716 Views 18 Comments

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
# Border Lines
# Border Lines

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

Jan 20th 2019, 6:30 AM 22,518 Views 38 Comments

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?
# Brexit Means...
# Brexit Means...

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

Jan 18th 2019, 5:37 PM 15,351 Views 21 Comments

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?
# Theresa May
# Theresa May

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

Jan 16th 2019, 1:08 PM 16,653 Views 13 Comments

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
# Brexit Stage Left
# Brexit Stage Left

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

Jan 16th 2019, 7:15 AM 13,401 Views 25 Comments

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
# Biggest Defeat
# Biggest Defeat

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

Jan 16th 2019, 7:14 AM 15,197 Views 19 Comments

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?
# Analysis
# Analysis

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

Jan 15th 2019, 10:10 PM 21,582 Views 34 Comments

Her government suffered a monumental defeat.

Ireland to intensify preparations for a disorderly Brexit
# Commons Vote
# Commons Vote

Ireland to intensify preparations for a disorderly Brexit

Jan 15th 2019, 10:01 PM 15,496 Views 56 Comments

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
# Brexit Vote
# Brexit Vote

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

Updated Jan 15th 2019, 8:06 PM 112,144 Views 191 Comments

May now faces a no confidence vote in Westminster tomorrow.