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# house-of-commons - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Ian Paisley Jr criticised for linking IRA activities to Catholicism
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Ian Paisley Jr criticised for linking IRA activities to Catholicism

Jan 27th 2021, 7:01 PM 63,410 Views 104 Comments

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

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

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

Updated Dec 30th 2020, 4:50 PM 19,178 Views 40 Comments

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

# house-of-commons - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

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

Updated Sep 22nd 2020, 1:35 PM 95,827 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
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Former NI Secretary 'regrets' saying she didn't know that nationalists did not vote for unionist parties

Sep 22nd 2020, 7:09 AM 59,053 Views 50 Comments

Karen Bradley made the comments in September 2018.

# house-of-commons - Monday 14 September, 2020

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

Updated Sep 14th 2020, 10:49 PM 54,388 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
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Brexit rebellion: David Cameron raises concerns over controversial bill, making a clean sweep of former PMs

Updated Sep 14th 2020, 8:53 AM 44,589 Views 46 Comments

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

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

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

Jun 17th 2020, 8:13 PM 7,964 Views 24 Comments

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

# house-of-commons - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

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

Jun 2nd 2020, 10:25 PM 24,437 Views 13 Comments

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

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

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

May 6th 2020, 1:26 PM 30,151 Views 66 Comments

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

# house-of-commons - Friday 17 January, 2020

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

Jan 17th 2020, 12:34 PM 24,563 Views 48 Comments

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

# house-of-commons - Friday 10 January, 2020

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

Jan 10th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,049 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.

# house-of-commons - Thursday 9 January, 2020

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

Jan 9th 2020, 5:43 PM 15,783 Views 28 Comments

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

# house-of-commons - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

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

Jan 7th 2020, 6:45 AM 7,854 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.

# house-of-commons - Friday 20 December, 2019

'Go raibh maith agat': New Alliance MP makes first remarks to the House of Commons in Irish
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'Go raibh maith agat': New Alliance MP makes first remarks to the House of Commons in Irish

Dec 20th 2019, 4:24 PM 41,264 Views 43 Comments

Stephen Farry said he wanted to “reflect the shared heritage of the language across all the traditions in Northern Ireland”.

Changed utterly: Boris Johnson's big majority sees Brexit bill sail through Commons by 124 votes
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Changed utterly: Boris Johnson's big majority sees Brexit bill sail through Commons by 124 votes

Updated Dec 20th 2019, 2:31 PM 35,721 Views 54 Comments

The House of Commons now breaks for Christmas with Brexit on course for 31 January.

# house-of-commons - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

'You ain't seen nothing yet': Johnson vows to work 'flat out' to deliver election promises
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'You ain't seen nothing yet': Johnson vows to work 'flat out' to deliver election promises

Dec 17th 2019, 11:37 AM 9,301 Views 31 Comments

The prime minister has addressed the first meeting of Cabinet since last week’s election.

# house-of-commons - Friday 13 December, 2019

'Let's get Brexit done, but first let's get breakfast done': Johnson says he's humbled by resounding win
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'Let's get Brexit done, but first let's get breakfast done': Johnson says he's humbled by resounding win

Dec 13th 2019, 8:23 AM 14,089 Views 16 Comments

Johnson said he was “humbled” by the support of former Labour voters.

# house-of-commons - Thursday 12 December, 2019

UK exit poll: Conservatives set for huge majority and mandate for Brexit
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UK exit poll: Conservatives set for huge majority and mandate for Brexit

Updated Dec 12th 2019, 11:36 PM 64,663 Views 189 Comments

Tonight’s exit poll was released seconds after the polls closed at 10 pm.

# house-of-commons - Thursday 7 November, 2019

The North's only independent MP is standing down - get set for a potentially nasty battle for her seat
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The North's only independent MP is standing down - get set for a potentially nasty battle for her seat

Nov 7th 2019, 9:12 AM 19,009 Views 21 Comments

Independent unionist Lady Sylvia Hermon is standing down as an MP.

# house-of-commons - Monday 4 November, 2019

Lindsay Hoyle to replace Bercow as new Speaker of the House of Commons
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Lindsay Hoyle to replace Bercow as new Speaker of the House of Commons

Nov 4th 2019, 8:36 PM 25,518 Views 21 Comments

Bercow announced his resignation from the role in September.

UK MPs are set to vote on John Bercow's successor as Speaker - here's how the process works
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UK MPs are set to vote on John Bercow's successor as Speaker - here's how the process works

Nov 4th 2019, 7:34 AM 12,392 Views 20 Comments

Labour’s Lindsay Hoyle and Harriet Harman are among the favourites to take on the role of Speaker.

# house-of-commons - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Last Orderrrrs: John Bercow's tenure as Speaker comes to an end today - here's why he's been such a controversial figure
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Last Orderrrrs: John Bercow's tenure as Speaker comes to an end today - here's why he's been such a controversial figure

Oct 31st 2019, 11:33 AM 30,914 Views 33 Comments

Here a look back at the career of one of Westminster’s most divisive politicians.

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

Boris Johnson will try again today to get MPs to back an early December election
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Boris Johnson will try again today to get MPs to back an early December election

Oct 29th 2019, 7:15 AM 8,175 Views 18 Comments

Johnson failed in his bid last night to get enough MPs to trigger a poll in December.

# house-of-commons - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Boris Johnson will ask MPs to back 12 December election if EU agrees to Brexit extension
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Boris Johnson will ask MPs to back 12 December election if EU agrees to Brexit extension

Oct 24th 2019, 5:19 PM 33,587 Views 61 Comments

This comes as the EU is expected to formally announce its decision on an extension tomorrow.

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

'Brexit is in purgatory': UK front pages react to last night's House of Commons votes
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'Brexit is in purgatory': UK front pages react to last night's House of Commons votes

Oct 23rd 2019, 7:10 AM 27,863 Views 17 Comments

The EU will now consider what kind of extension to offer the UK.

# house-of-commons - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

What was tonight's crucial Brexit vote all about, and what happens now?
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What was tonight's crucial Brexit vote all about, and what happens now?

Oct 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 27,019 Views 31 Comments

Let’s untangle the confusing jumble of Brexit legislation, amendments and Commons votes.

'I hope I don't follow the fate of Michael Collins': Veteran Tory MP namechecks Irish leader in Commons debate
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'I hope I don't follow the fate of Michael Collins': Veteran Tory MP namechecks Irish leader in Commons debate

Oct 22nd 2019, 7:06 PM 31,631 Views 39 Comments

MP Owen Paterson quoted Collins’ speech during the December 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty debates in the Dáil.

Johnson threatens to pull Brexit deal and call general election if MPs don't back his plans
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Johnson threatens to pull Brexit deal and call general election if MPs don't back his plans

Updated Oct 22nd 2019, 4:09 PM 18,782 Views 33 Comments

Two crucial votes this evening will determine whether Brexit is possible before 31 October.

Crunch time for Johnson as he tries to push through Brexit bill in three days
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Crunch time for Johnson as he tries to push through Brexit bill in three days

Oct 22nd 2019, 7:28 AM 12,240 Views 16 Comments

He faces the first hurdle this evening when MPs vote on the timetable for the bill’s passage through the parliament.

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

House of Commons speaker under pressure to allow 'meaningful vote' on Brexit deal today
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House of Commons speaker under pressure to allow 'meaningful vote' on Brexit deal today

Oct 21st 2019, 10:57 AM 28,810 Views 38 Comments

John Bercow could block the attempt to allow MPs to debate on Monday because of parliamentary rules.

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans
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Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans

Oct 21st 2019, 6:57 AM 18,765 Views 11 Comments

The prime minister believes he has the numbers to push his withdrawal agreement through parliament.

# house-of-commons - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Johnson sends Tusk letter seeking extension - along with another one saying further delay would be a mistake
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Johnson sends Tusk letter seeking extension - along with another one saying further delay would be a mistake

Oct 19th 2019, 10:20 PM 177,431 Views 152 Comments

Johnson’s plans to pass a Meaningful Vote on his deal today have been scuppered.

As it happened: Defeat for Johnson as MPs force him to seek Brexit extension
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As it happened: Defeat for Johnson as MPs force him to seek Brexit extension

Oct 19th 2019, 7:00 PM 79,250 Views 20 Comments

Boris Johnson has been defeated in his bid to get his deal through the House of Commons.

Cries of 'shame' from MPs as Brexit secretary invokes memory of Mo Mowlam in Commons debate
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Cries of 'shame' from MPs as Brexit secretary invokes memory of Mo Mowlam in Commons debate

Oct 19th 2019, 1:17 PM 35,286 Views 15 Comments

One senior Labour MP described the tactic as “deeply offensive”.

'This is a momentous occasion': Boris Johnson urges MPs to back his deal ahead of knife-edge vote
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'This is a momentous occasion': Boris Johnson urges MPs to back his deal ahead of knife-edge vote

Oct 19th 2019, 11:29 AM 13,947 Views 9 Comments

Hardline Brexiteers in the ERG have indicated they intend to back the Brexit deal.

Extension amendment threatens to scupper Johnson's hopes of 31 October exit
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# Letwin Amendment

Extension amendment threatens to scupper Johnson's hopes of 31 October exit

Oct 19th 2019, 8:29 AM 17,499 Views 20 Comments

The Letwin amendment could prove a major barrier to Boris Johnson’s plan to leave the EU on 31 October.

There are three main differences between Theresa May's Brexit deal and Boris Johnson's one
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There are three main differences between Theresa May's Brexit deal and Boris Johnson's one

Oct 19th 2019, 8:00 AM 41,889 Views 7 Comments

Boris Johnson has been bullish about the UK leaving the EU on 31 October – will these changes help him?

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

Poll: Will Boris Johnson's Brexit deal pass in the House of Commons?
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Poll: Will Boris Johnson's Brexit deal pass in the House of Commons?

Oct 18th 2019, 9:24 AM 40,359 Views 69 Comments

All eyes are on the DUP ahead of tomorrow’s vote.

# house-of-commons - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

The Queen has approved another suspension of the UK's parliament
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The Queen has approved another suspension of the UK's parliament

Oct 8th 2019, 5:21 PM 48,992 Views 22 Comments

House of Commons business will be suspended until next Monday.

# house-of-commons - Saturday 14 September, 2019

A look back at John Bercow - a divisive figure who embodies the Brexit-era politician
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A look back at John Bercow - a divisive figure who embodies the Brexit-era politician

Sep 14th 2019, 10:00 PM 28,396 Views 26 Comments

From “Order! Order” to “Division! Clear the Lobby!” here’s a look back at the colourful House Speaker.

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