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#House Of Commons

# house-of-commons - Thursday 9 June, 2011

By-election being held to fill Gerry Adams' Westminster seat

The Sinn Féin president resigned the seat earlier this year in order to run for the Dáil where he now sits as a TD for Louth.

# house-of-commons - Thursday 28 April, 2011

UK revokes wedding invite for Syria envoy, arrests 20 on suspicion of disruption plot

The Syrian ambassador has had his wedding invitation revoked – while police conduct a “pre-emptive” dawn raid in London, arresting 20 people.

# house-of-commons - Monday 28 March, 2011

Westminster gives politicians all-clear to tweet from Commons

Members of the British parliament will now be allowed to tweet in the chamber – but what are the rules for Ireland’s TDs?

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

In numbers: George Osborne's new UK budget

The UK’s coalition government introduces its second budget. Here’s our condensed guide to what’s in it.

UK Budget cuts corporation tax in bid to boost growth

George Osborne’s second budget centres around a 5 per cent cut in corporation tax, with Britain “open for business”.

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

I’m not the Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead, says Adams

David Cameron’s private secretary apologises to the Sinn Féin president after the PM says Adams has taken a job under the Crown.

# house-of-commons - Thursday 18 November, 2010

Cameron refuses to rule out helping Irish bailout

Ireland “is one of our largest export markets”, says the UK prime minister – “We have got an interest.”

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

Battle lines drawn as Europe insists Ireland's banking sector needs its help

As finance ministers meet, Olli Rehn says there’s liquidity crisis in the banks – contradicting Brian Lenihan.

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