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Prime Minister's Questions: The key bits and the verdict

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 13:42
Theresa May clashed with Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit - here are the key bits.

DUP MP Paisley faces suspension over Sri Lankan holidays

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 13:20
A parliamentary watchdog found North Antrim MP Ian Paisley breached Westminster rules.

Boris Johnson to make 'resignation speech' in Commons

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:58
The ex-foreign secretary will expand on his reasons for quitting the government over Brexit policy.

Theresa May to make two-day Brexit visit to NI

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:40
The prime minister will meet border businesses and give a speech on Brexit in Belfast.

MP John Woodcock quits Labour with attack on 'hard left'

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:13
The Barrow and Furness MP says Labour has been "taken over by the hard left".

Brexit: MPs 'frightened' by party extremists

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 08:49
Tory MP Anna Soubry says 'both political parties are in the grips of their own extremists'.

First woman MP Markievicz to be honoured in Parliament

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 07:26
A portrait of Constance Markievicz is to be hung in Parliament, 100 years after her election as an MP.

Theresa May prepares for a grilling from MPs

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 04:30
After Prime Minister's Questions, the PM will be grilled by senior MPs before rallying her backbenchers.

Grenfell fire: Ban on combustible material 'not enough'

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 02:44
A committee of MPs say a wider ban on combustible material and requiring sprinklers would save lives,

Voice of Britain

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 01:18
What difference does a person's accent make to getting on in politics?

Scrap terminal illness six month rule, says Welsh Labour MP

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 00:41
Labour's Madeleine Moon says patients should not spend their last months worrying about their bills.

Jo Swinson says Tories broke Brexit vote agreement

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 23:16
Lib Dem Jo Swinson says the Tory chairman broke an agreement not to take part in a Brexit vote.

Brexit vote: Government defeats EU customs union bid

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 19:18
MPs reject a proposal to form a customs union if the UK and the EU do not agree a trade deal.

Boris Johnson under fire over clearance for newspaper column

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 18:40
Ex-foreign secretary did not seek watchdog's approval for column amid claims he broke ministerial code.

New Labour anti-Semitism code faces criticism

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 18:32
Labour officially adopts a new code of conduct - but it is condemned by Jewish groups and some Labour MPs.

Guto Bebb: I had no choice but to quit government

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 17:58
Welsh Tory MP says he had to resign over Theresa May's concessions to Brexiteers on a key bill.

Recess time

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 17:52
Do the UK's MPs work on more days than their equivalents in other countries?

Grantham bids for rejected Thatcher statue

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 17:47
The bronze statue, by Douglas Jennings, was reported to cost £300,000.

Upskirting row MP Sir Christopher Chope under fire again

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 17:06
Sir Christopher Chope says he will not be "intimidated" by misogyny claims after blocking a women's conference.

UKIP councillor Stephen Searle guilty of murdering wife

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 16:09
Ex-Royal Marine Stephen Searle strangled his wife Anne to death at their home in Suffolk.

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