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Abortion debate: Jacob Rees-Mogg and Jo Swinson

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 15:04
Ahead of the Republic of Ireland referendum vote on its abortion laws, Lib Dem Jo Swinson and Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg looked at the arguments.

Voter ID: 338 did not vote after failing to show documents

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 15:02
The Electoral Reform Society said requiring ID risked denying people their "democratic right".

Conservative MP Rees-Mogg's political career highlights

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 14:45
Archive of some Jacob Rees-Mogg moments in the headlines, and what political figures and commentators think about him.

John Bercow: MP makes formal complaint about Speaker

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 14:08
The watchdog is asked to investigate whether the Speaker's alleged remark broke the code of conduct.

Ministers seek permission to use £400m fund frozen since 1928

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:56
The government launches a legal bid to unfreeze £400m fund set up 90 years ago to pay off national debt.

Lewisham Labour chair suspended over Emily Thornberry Islamic State tweets

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:53
Ian McKenzie tweeted about the Islamic State group gang raping Emily Thornberry.

Tony Blair says he will 'go along' with apology to Abdul Hakim Belhaj

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:38
Tony Blair says he will 'go along' with government apology to Libyan dissident Abdul Hakim Belhaj.

Tony Blair: Labour in 'worst of both worlds' on Brexit

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:20
The ex-PM says people have a "greater understanding" about Brexit and would back another referendum.

Tony Blair says he 'did not know' about Abdul Hakim Belhaj

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:10
Tony Blair says he "goes along" with Theresa May's apology to Libyan dissident Abdul Hakim Belhaj.

Brexit: NI parties unite in EU border appeal

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:09
The leaders of Sinn Féin, Alliance, the SDLP and the Green Party issue a joint statement.

Gove: 'Higher environmental standards' outside EU

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:08
Environment secretary says primary legislation to tackle air pollution will be proposed.

Air pollution plans to tackle wood burners

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 08:43
Critics of the government proposals say they put too much responsibility on local councils.

Karen Bradley urged to restart Stormont talks

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 06:13
Westminster committee also urges Karen Bradley to take "urgent" decisions in absence of NI devolution.

MPs call for pet shop puppy sales ban

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 19:22
Campaigners say a ban on third-party sales is needed to improve puppy welfare.

Lewisham Labour chair Emily Thornberry Islamic State tweets criticised

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 19:01
Ian McKenzie tweeted about the Islamic State group gang raping Emily Thornberry.

Ken Livingstone: It's better for Labour if I resign

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 18:16
The former mayor of London said he did not want to be a distraction to Jeremy Corbyn's leadership.

Ruth Davidson 'angry' at Windrush scandal

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 18:07
The Scottish Conservatives' leader also calls for changes to immigration policy in a BBC interview.

In full: Ruth Davidson interviewed by Laura Kuenssberg

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 18:01
The Scottish Conservative leader is asked about Brexit and immigration.

Ken Livingstone to quit Labour amid anti-Semitism row

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 18:00
The ex-London mayor, suspended over anti-Semitism claims, says he is "sorry for offence he caused".

Speaker John Bercow admits muttering word 'stupid'

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:36
Speaker John Bercow says he respects all his colleagues, including Commons leader Andrea Leadsom.

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