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# westminster - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Speaker John Bercow called upon to break Commons deadlock after 310-310 tie on more indicative votes
# Curiouser And Curiouser
# Curiouser And Curiouser

Speaker John Bercow called upon to break Commons deadlock after 310-310 tie on more indicative votes

Apr 3rd 2019, 5:36 PM 56,876 Views 37 Comments

The House Speaker John Bercow had the deciding vote, and voted against the amendment, quoting precedent from 26 years ago.

# westminster - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Sinn Féin taking Westminster seats 'would only heighten political temperature'
# Mary Lou
# Mary Lou

Sinn Féin taking Westminster seats 'would only heighten political temperature'

Apr 2nd 2019, 2:04 PM 23,055 Views 133 Comments

Minister for Health Simon Harris last night criticised the party for its abstention from Westminster.

# westminster - 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 21,376 Views 23 Comments

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

# westminster - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

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

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

Updated Mar 13th 2019, 7:55 PM 66,528 Views 46 Comments

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

# westminster - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

'Treating us as if we're stupid?': Minister pressured to answer direct question on border in Morning Ireland interview
# No Deal
# No Deal

'Treating us as if we're stupid?': Minister pressured to answer direct question on border in Morning Ireland interview

Jan 23rd 2019, 9:26 AM 53,203 Views 140 Comments

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed was involved in a tense interview on Morning Ireland today.

# westminster - 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.

# westminster - 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 22,498 Views 38 Comments

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

# westminster - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Police probe 'Nazi' badgering of MP as presence is beefed up around Westminster
# Brexit
# Brexit

Police probe 'Nazi' badgering of MP as presence is beefed up around Westminster

Jan 8th 2019, 5:45 PM 10,341 Views 84 Comments

Far-right protesters have been intimidating people outside Westminster, MPs say.

# westminster - Friday 14 December, 2018

Who was your Irish MP in 1918? Here's a list of everyone elected in that historic election
# Vótáil 100
# Vótáil 100

Who was your Irish MP in 1918? Here's a list of everyone elected in that historic election

Dec 14th 2018, 12:10 AM 74,112 Views 62 Comments

A 32-county ballot that changed the course of Irish history.

# westminster - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Taoiseach tells Mary Lou that talking about a border poll now is 'disruptive and destructive'
# Brexit Shambles
# Brexit Shambles

Taoiseach tells Mary Lou that talking about a border poll now is 'disruptive and destructive'

Dec 11th 2018, 2:51 PM 21,556 Views 84 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said a “crash” no-deal Brexit moves the timeline for a border poll on a united Ireland forward.

Taser used and man wrestled to the ground at Westminster gates
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Taser used and man wrestled to the ground at Westminster gates

Dec 11th 2018, 1:40 PM 9,730 Views 6 Comments

The man was detained and arrested by police on suspicion of trespassing.

'Mayday Mayday': How the British media reacted to the cancelled Brexit vote
# Feeding Frenzy
# Feeding Frenzy

'Mayday Mayday': How the British media reacted to the cancelled Brexit vote

Dec 11th 2018, 12:10 PM 23,376 Views 24 Comments

The prime minister deferred the House of Commons’ crucial vote on the Brexit deal.

# westminster - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Majority of people think Sinn Féin should take its Westminster seats for crucial Brexit vote
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

Majority of people think Sinn Féin should take its Westminster seats for crucial Brexit vote

Dec 9th 2018, 7:30 AM 27,072 Views 182 Comments

The crucial Brexit vote is on Tuesday.

# westminster - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Everything you need to know about Theresa May's historic Brexit vote this Tuesday
# What To Expect
# What To Expect

Everything you need to know about Theresa May's historic Brexit vote this Tuesday

Dec 8th 2018, 8:00 AM 12,119 Views 22 Comments

The Labour Party’s Chris Bryant said the future relations declaration was “no more deliverable than a letter to Santa Claus”.

# westminster - Monday 20 August, 2018

Terror suspect in court over UK parliament 'attack'
# Westminster
# Westminster

Terror suspect in court over UK parliament 'attack'

Aug 20th 2018, 8:23 PM 8,075 Views 0 Comments

Sudanese-born British national Salih Khater is accused of driving into a group of cyclists.

# westminster - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Man charged with attempted murder after crashing car into barriers in Westminster
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Man charged with attempted murder after crashing car into barriers in Westminster

Aug 19th 2018, 7:33 AM 7,697 Views 0 Comments

The case is being treated as terrorism.

# westminster - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

London terror suspect remains in custody as UK police search three homes
# Westminster
# Westminster

London terror suspect remains in custody as UK police search three homes

Aug 15th 2018, 1:00 PM 10,073 Views 17 Comments

Specialist terror police have also been deployed in London.

# westminster - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Terror attack remains 'highly likely' after 'shocking' incident outside Westminster
# London
# London

Terror attack remains 'highly likely' after 'shocking' incident outside Westminster

Aug 14th 2018, 4:53 PM 25,988 Views 48 Comments

A car was driven into the barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London today.

Westminster car crash: Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences
# London
# London

Westminster car crash: Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences

Updated Aug 14th 2018, 12:20 PM 108,772 Views 94 Comments

The Met’s Counter Terrorism Command is now leading the investigation.

# westminster - Sunday 15 July, 2018

British minister resigns over lewd messages to women
# Scandal
# Scandal

British minister resigns over lewd messages to women

Jul 15th 2018, 3:54 PM 26,396 Views 18 Comments

Andrew Griffiths said he was “deeply ashamed” and would seek professional help.

# westminster - Friday 15 June, 2018

Bill to make upskirting an offence blocked after Tory MP shouts 'object'
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Bill to make upskirting an offence blocked after Tory MP shouts 'object'

Jun 15th 2018, 5:46 PM 44,783 Views 48 Comments

Other MPs were heard shouting “shame” after Christopher Chope’s interjection.

# westminster - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Six Labour MPs resign before Brexit vote in another turbulent day at Westminster
# Corbyn We Have A Problem
# Corbyn We Have A Problem

Six Labour MPs resign before Brexit vote in another turbulent day at Westminster

Jun 13th 2018, 8:58 PM 33,881 Views 32 Comments

MPs have just voted against having a “Norway model” arrangement with the EU after Brexit.

# westminster - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

'How long must women in Northern Ireland wait for change?' - UK MPs debate abortion laws
# Eighth Ref
# Eighth Ref

'How long must women in Northern Ireland wait for change?' - UK MPs debate abortion laws

Jun 5th 2018, 4:15 PM 15,954 Views 43 Comments

An MP told the House of Commons that UK laws “put abortion in the same category as homicide, child stealing, or rape”.

# westminster - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Northern Ireland same-sex marriage bill passes first stage in House of Lords
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

Northern Ireland same-sex marriage bill passes first stage in House of Lords

Mar 28th 2018, 7:28 AM 25,300 Views 42 Comments

Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is still banned.