House of Commons

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
Irn Bru
In Brief

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
Royal Air Force Tornado aircraft
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
badger
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