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‘Vaccine passports will usher in a “papers please” mentality’
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‘Vaccine passports will usher in a “papers please” mentality’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
21 Jul 2021
Tory MP accused of rape agrees to steer clear of Parliament
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Tory MP accused of rape agrees to steer clear of Parliament

Conservative Party says the unnamed politician has agreed to steer clear of Commons when summer recess ends
17 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: Johnson ‘afraid of parliamentary scrutiny’
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Instant Opinion: Johnson ‘afraid of parliamentary scrutiny’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 19 May
19 May 2020
Bill to repair Big Ben tower rises to £80m
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Bill to repair Big Ben tower rises to £80m

Bomb damage and asbestos to add another £18.6m to cost of Elizabeth Tower renovation
13 Feb 2020
Will Big Ben bong for Brexit day?
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Will Big Ben bong for Brexit day?

Eurosceptics defying Bercow ban to demand ringing of Great Bell
19 Dec 2019
John Bercow’s most controversial moments
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John Bercow’s most controversial moments

It’s last orders for the Speaker of the House of Commons as he steps down
31 Oct 2019
Instant Opinion: Proroguing Parliament affront to democracy
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Instant Opinion: Proroguing Parliament affront to democracy

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 29 August
29 Aug 2019

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John Bercow vows to stay on as Speaker
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John Bercow vows to stay on as Speaker

Controversial Speaker says it’s ‘for the birds’ to believe no-deal Brexit can be forced though
29 May 2019
Valentine’s Day votes: what will happen in Parliament?
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Valentine’s Day votes: what will happen in Parliament?

Theresa May is asking MPs to give her two more weeks to improve Brexit deal
12 Feb 2019
Is Theresa May’s trip to Brussels doomed?
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Is Theresa May’s trip to Brussels doomed?

Prime minister receives mandate to renegotiate Irish backstop even as EU says withdrawal agreement will not be reopened
30 Jan 2019
MPs rule government 'in contempt of parliament'
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MPs rule government 'in contempt of parliament'

Theresa May loses two crunch Commons votes in ‘unprecedented’ day of drama at Westminster
5 Dec 2018
What happens if MPs reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal?
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What happens if MPs reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal?

The Week explores the options on the table if the PM fails to win the support of Parliament
22 Nov 2018
Houses of Parliament: ten fascinating facts you didn’t know
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Houses of Parliament: ten fascinating facts you didn’t know

The building is an icon of British politics, but holds some rather unusual secrets within its walls
1 Aug 2018
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