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Tory rebellion over fixed-odds betting terminals

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 19:20
More than 20 Conservative MPs join opposition parties demanding a crackdown be brought forward.

Academic Sir Roger Scruton's housing role defended by ministers

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 18:46
Ministers stand by their new adviser amid criticism of his remarks on homosexuality and Islamophobia.

Peers' laughter at 'Johnson and Johnson'

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 16:29
The government is asked about the impact of the resignations of Jo Johnson and brother Boris.

Brexit: Ministers told 'judgement day' looms for decision

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 15:17
Ministers are urged to show "moral courage" as talks enter crucial 48-hour phase.

'Referendum at some point' predicts Brown

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 14:37
The British people "have got a right to have the final say" on the UK's relations with the EU, says former prime minister Gordon Brown.

Lord Lester faces suspension over sexual harassment claims

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 14:36
Lord Lester is accused of harassing a woman and offering "corrupt inducements to sleep with him".

Badger cull: Vets accuse ministers of 'barefaced lies'

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:31
Campaigners accuse the government of telling "bare faced lies" about the effectiveness of badger culls.

Welsh city and town centre smoking ban proposed by Mark Drakeford

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:10
A contender to be the next Welsh Labour first minister says he wants to extend the smoking ban.

Sheffield Hallam MP Jared O'Mara on bullying and media criticism

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 11:20
A autistic MP who faced criticism for previous racist, homophobic and sexist comments on social media has said his eight days in the headlines was "cruel".

Brexit: What is a 'meaningful vote'?

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 11:07
What is a meaningful vote? Could there be another Brexit referendum? Carolyn Quinn has been speaking to the Commons Library's legal expert

MPs can stop no-deal Brexit, says Labour's Starmer

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:28
Theresa May will not be allowed to take the UK out of the EU without a deal, Sir Keir Starmer says.

Starmer: Corbyn and a new Brexit vote

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 09:31
Shadow Brexit secretary says "all options are on the table" if there is a no deal Brexit.

Brexit: Cabinet ministers 'voiced doubts at PM's plan at start'

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 05:31
Cabinet sources reveal several of the prime minister's colleagues spoke out strongly against her plan.

Universal credit: Rent arrears double for benefit claimants

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 02:41
A growing rent arrears crisis for people claiming universal credit is unearthed by BBC's Panorama.

Brexit: UK must not be trapped in backstop, says Leadsom

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 15:11
Minister urges Tories to back PM - but says UK must have the power to exit any customs arrangement.

Armistice Day: Growing criticism of Trump WW1 no-show

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 08:56
The US president, who is in France, cancelled a memorial visit to honour US soldiers due to rain.

Brexit: No deal threat is a 'political hoax' says Starmer

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 04:59
Labour's Sir Keir Starmer says MPs must "take back control" if the government's Brexit deal is rejected.

Jo Johnson: 'Democratic travesty' not to have another Brexit vote

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 10:54
The UK must "pause" before doing something "irrevocably stupid" over Brexit, says Jo Johnson.

Former MP killed in WWI finally added to Parliament's memorial

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 01:26
A former MP killed in action in World War One finally has his name added to Parliament's memorial.

WW1: The forgotten hero MP

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 00:58
The Recording Angel memorial commemorates all of the MPs, peers, parliamentary staff, and their sons whose lives were lost during the Great War.

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