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A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the people who live in their constituency. In many countries with bicameral parliaments, this category includes specifically members of the lower house, as upper houses often have a different title. Member of Congress is an equivalent term in other jurisdictions.

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Matt Hancock stresses importance of tougher Tier 3 restrictions after lockdown [Video]

Matt Hancock stresses importance of tougher Tier 3 restrictions after lockdown

Matt Hancock has told MPs that the Tier 3 restrictions imposed before thesecond national lockdown in England were not strong enough. The Prime Ministerhas since unveiled beefed-up tiered restrictions..

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Boris Johnson loses audio during virtual Commons statement [Video]

Boris Johnson loses audio during virtual Commons statement

Boris Johnson's virtual Commons statement from Downing Street was interrupted due to a technical glitch resulting in the loss of audio. The incident was met with a ripple of laughter from MPs in the..

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Long-pending issues are resolved by looking for solution: PM Modi [Video]

Long-pending issues are resolved by looking for solution: PM Modi

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‘Avoiding problems won’t help, have to solve them’: PM Modi jibe at Congress [Video]

‘Avoiding problems won’t help, have to solve them’: PM Modi jibe at Congress

PM Modi took a veiled jibe at the Congress party while inaugurating the multi-storeyed flats in the capital for Members of Parliament. ‘In Delhi, the problem of residences for MPs existed for several..

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PM Modi inaugurates multi-storeyed flats for MPs in Delhi [Video]

PM Modi inaugurates multi-storeyed flats for MPs in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated multi-storeyed flats for Members of Parliament via video conferencing on November 23. The flats are located at Dr BD Marg in the national capital. Lok Sabha..

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England to enter strengthened three-tier system [Video]

England to enter strengthened three-tier system

England will enter a tougher three-tiered system of local coronavirusrestrictions when the national lockdown ends on December 2, Downing Street hassaid. Boris Johnson is expected to detail his plan for..

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McCluskey describes Corbyn situation as a ‘witch hunt’ [Video]

McCluskey describes Corbyn situation as a ‘witch hunt’

General Secretary of Unite, Len McCluskey has said that the decision to not bring back Jeremy Corbyn as one of the party's MPs looks to him like "a witch hunt" and "persecution of a decent man". Report..

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Johnson sets out £16.5 billion defence spending boost [Video]

Johnson sets out £16.5 billion defence spending boost

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the era of cutting the UK’s defence budgetmust end. He told MPs: “For decades, British governments have trimmed andcheese-pared our defence budget and if we go on..

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Government must ‘come clean’ over coronavirus deals as watchdog reveals failings [Video]

Government must ‘come clean’ over coronavirus deals as watchdog reveals failings

Ministers set aside normal standards of transparency as they scrambled tosecure £18 billion of supplies and services in response to the coronaviruscrisis, the public spending watchdog has concluded...

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French MPs mull criminalising the sharing of police pictures online [Video]

French MPs mull criminalising the sharing of police pictures online

France is debating a new law that would make it illegal to share images of police officers on social media.View on euronews

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Greg Clarke resigns as FA chairman after controversial comments at DCMS hearing [Video]

Greg Clarke resigns as FA chairman after controversial comments at DCMS hearing

Greg Clarke has resigned as chairman of the Football Association in the wakeof his remarks to MPs on Tuesday.

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Greg Clarke apologises for use of 'coloured' [Video]

Greg Clarke apologises for use of 'coloured'

Football Association chairman Greg Clarke has apologised after using the word“coloured” in an answer he gave to MPs at a committee hearing on Tuesday.

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Rishi Sunak extends furlough scheme till March 2021 [Video]

Rishi Sunak extends furlough scheme till March 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed that the government is to extend the furlough scheme till March 2021. His comments come while updating MPs in the House of Commons on the UK economy during the..

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MPs back new coronavirus lockdown for England [Video]

MPs back new coronavirus lockdown for England

MPs have approved regulations for a second lockdown in England from November 5until December 2 by 516 votes to 38, majority 478. From Thursday, pubs,restaurants and non-essential shops will again be..

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Hancock: Second lockdown needed thwart deadly virus [Video]

Hancock: Second lockdown needed thwart deadly virus

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said the second national lockdown is needed in England to "thwart the deadly march" of Covid-19. Speaking in the House of Commons, where MPs debated the measures,..

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MPs approve second lockdown in England [Video]

MPs approve second lockdown in England

England will enter a second lockdown after MPs approved the measures by 516 votes to 38. From Thursday, pubs, bars, restaurants and non-essential shops will close until December 2. Report by..

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Boris Johnson walks out on Theresa May in Commons [Video]

Boris Johnson walks out on Theresa May in Commons

Boris Johnson walks out of the Commons just as former prime minister TheresaMay stood up to speak. Ms May looked shocked as Mr Johnson departed to audiblegasps from some MPs.

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MPs to vote on new Covid lockdown for England [Video]

MPs to vote on new Covid lockdown for England

MPs are to vote on a new four-week coronavirus lockdown for England amidwarnings the NHS will be overwhelmed with thousands more deaths unless actionis taken. With Labour backing the new restrictions,..

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LS Speaker, MPs virtually participate in 206th session of Governing Council of IPU [Video]

LS Speaker, MPs virtually participate in 206th session of Governing Council of IPU

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and MPs virtually participated in 206th session of Governing Council of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) on November 01. The 206th Session of the Governing Council of the IPU..

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What could a road map out of coronavirus restrictions involve? [Video]

What could a road map out of coronavirus restrictions involve?

More than 50 Tory backbench MPs have written to the Prime Minister calling fora “clear road map” out of lockdown restrictions in northern England. In aletter, the group representing northern..

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Business Minister 'concerned' over MP claims that northern England regions are being left behind [Video]

Business Minister 'concerned' over MP claims that northern England regions are being left behind

Business Minister Nadhim Zahawi tells BBC Breakfast that he is concerned aboutthe claims from some MPs that regions in northern England are being 'leftbehind'.

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