House of Commons

Cabinet crisis talks after MPs reject Brexit options
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In Brief

Cabinet crisis talks after MPs reject Brexit options

Second referendum or no-deal Brexit become more likely amid Commons gridlock
2 Apr 2019
Brexit indicative votes: what are MPs voting on tonight?
Theresa May speaks in the House of Commons
In Depth

Brexit indicative votes: what are MPs voting on tonight?

Prospect of a customs union with EU threatens to split Theresa May’s cabinet
1 Apr 2019
May under pressure as MPs reject Brexit deal again
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May under pressure as MPs reject Brexit deal again

Senior Tories could ask prime minister to stand down this week
13 Mar 2019
How much are UK MPs paid?
House of Commons
In Depth

How much are UK MPs paid?

Latest inflation-busting wage hike of more than £2,000 triggers widespread anger
1 Mar 2019
Valentine’s Day votes: what will happen in Parliament?
The Houses of Parliament seen through an EU flag
In Depth

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
Commons MPs sent home early with ‘nothing to do’
House of Commons
In Depth

Commons MPs sent home early with ‘nothing to do’

Legislative logjam as Brexit impasse grinds on with just 50 days to go
7 Feb 2019
What Theresa May’s six Brexit ‘lessons’ teach us
Theresa May
In Brief

What Theresa May’s six Brexit ‘lessons’ teach us

The prime minister makes token concessions but holds firm on her main red lines
22 Jan 2019
What happens if May wins – or loses – a no-confidence vote?
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In Brief

What happens if May wins – or loses – a no-confidence vote?

The Week rounds up reaction and predictions after Tuesday’s historic Commons defeat for the prime minister
15 Jan 2019
Why tonight’s Brexit vote is so important
Theresa May
In Depth

Why tonight’s Brexit vote is so important

Commentators say Britain facing ‘prolonged period of chaos’
15 Jan 2019
Why has Labour not called a no-confidence vote?
Jeremy Corbyn
In Brief

Why has Labour not called a no-confidence vote?

Jeremy Corbyn accused of cowardice by other opposition parties, but is he just being clever?
12 Dec 2018
Brexit vote delay: what is Theresa May’s game plan?
Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street
In Depth

Brexit vote delay: what is Theresa May’s game plan?

PM expected to head back to Brussels to renegotiate controversial withdrawal agreement
10 Dec 2018
Brexit: what the legal advice reveals
Theresa May
In Depth

Brexit: what the legal advice reveals

Six-page document released after Government found to be in contempt of Parliament
5 Dec 2018
Five days of Brexit debate: what we can expect
Theresa May at last week's European Council summit
In Depth

Five days of Brexit debate: what we can expect

Theresa May launches ‘biggest gamble of her political life’ as she addresses Commons ahead of crunch vote
4 Dec 2018
What does contempt of Parliament mean?
House of Commons
In Depth

What does contempt of Parliament mean?

Theresa May facing ‘full-blown constitutional crisis’ over decision to withhold legal advice on Brexit
4 Dec 2018
Did John Bercow jump before he was pushed?
John Bercow
In Brief

Did John Bercow jump before he was pushed?

Speaker of the House to stand down next summer following huge pressure over allegations of bullying
17 Oct 2018
Michael Fabricant: who is Tory MP in spanking video?
Michael Fabricant
In Depth

Michael Fabricant: who is Tory MP in spanking video?

MP for Lichfield posts bizarre film about parliamentary whips, but this is far from his first brush with controversy
21 Aug 2018
John Bercow to ‘step down next month’
John Bercow attends an address by Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Hall in 2012
In Brief

John Bercow to ‘step down next month’

Commons Speaker has faced calls to go after numerous accusations of bullying
15 May 2018
What will Parliament repairs cost - and where will MPs go?
Plans to renovate the Palace of Westminster have been on the card for years
In Depth

What will Parliament repairs cost - and where will MPs go?

Minsters have voted to vacate Westminster for major restorations
2 Feb 2018
Westminster sexual harassment scandal: PM vulnerable
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In Depth

Westminster sexual harassment scandal: PM vulnerable

As political scandal widens, Trade Minister admits he made secretary buy him sex toys
30 Oct 2017
Big Ben: 10 fast facts about the Great Clock
The Elizabeth Tower, where Big Ben hangs
In Brief

Big Ben: 10 fast facts about the Great Clock

Everything you need to know about the British Parliament's famous clock and the plans to silence its bongs
21 Aug 2017
Article 50: What is parliamentary ping-pong?
Houses of Parliament
In Depth

Article 50: What is parliamentary ping-pong?

May's Brexit bill has bounced between MPs and peers, but what is the relationship between the chambers – and who is likely to triumph?
13 Mar 2017
Irn-Bru sales soar in parliament after SNP election success
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Irn-Bru sales soar in parliament after SNP election success

Westminster sees 60 per cent rise in demand, selling 8,708 cans or bottles of the fizzy drink in 2015
21 Nov 2016
David Cameron slammed for 'ugliest PMQs in years'
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In Depth

David Cameron slammed for 'ugliest PMQs in years'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn did not escape criticism for his 'shockingly weak' performance
5 May 2016
PMQs: what will happen as Jeremy Corbyn makes debut?
Jeremy Corbyn
In Review

PMQs: what will happen as Jeremy Corbyn makes debut?

Prime Minister's Questions heads in a new direction with Jeremy Corbyn as opposition leader
16 Sep 2015
Lord Sewel to keep title despite quitting over scandal
Lord Sewel
In Brief

Lord Sewel to keep title despite quitting over scandal

David Cameron urged to abandon plans to appoint new set of Tory peers in wake of Sewel scandal
29 Jul 2015
UK: Parliament to vote on air strikes
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In Depth

UK: Parliament to vote on air strikes

RAF Tornado jets are poised to attack militants in Iraq once MPs have backed British military intervention
26 Sep 2014
BADGER CULL: police warn of risk to public
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In Depth

BADGER CULL: police warn of risk to public

Meanwhile, police chief warns badger culls will be risk to public safety because of presence of protesters
20 Sep 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 14 Jun 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 14 Jun 2012

14 Jun 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 30 Apr 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 30 Apr 2012

30 Apr 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 11 Apr 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 11 Apr 2012

11 Apr 2012
Bercow causes outrage with tribute to 'kaleidoscope Queen'
John Bercow and the Queen
In Depth

Bercow causes outrage with tribute to 'kaleidoscope Queen'

Controversy as Speaker's Westminster introduction takes longer than Queen's speech
20 Mar 2012
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