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PM trapped between his party and scientists as he faces unhappy ChristmasWhen it came, Tuesday night's rebellion infected every wing of the Conservative Party in the House of Commons.
Why health secretary's 200k Omicron case claim was back-of-envelope sum not a definitive numberThere have been many striking numbers during this pandemic but few as striking as the one cited by Health Secretary Sajid Javid in the House of Commons yesterday.
PM finally admits Tory ex-minister at centre of sleaze row broke lobbying rulesBoris Johnson has finally admitted the Conservative ex-minister at the centre of Westminster's sleaze row broke lobbying rules - two weeks after the prime minister encouraged a bid to save Owen..
Tory ex-cabinet minister voted remotely in Commons while in Caribbean for £800k legal workA Conservative former cabinet minister voted by proxy in the House of Commons while earning hundreds of thousands of pounds for legal work more than 4,000 miles away in the Caribbean.
'When they break the rules, they just remake the rules': Rayner attacks PM over bid to save ex-ministerBoris Johnson has been accused of delivering "one rule for them and one rule for the rest of us" ahead of a Conservative bid to save a Tory ex-minister from an immediate House of Commons suspension.
Tory MPs try to overthrow colleague's 30-day suspension from House of CommonsColleagues of a Conservative MP given a 30-day suspension from the House of Commons for breaching lobbying rules will tomorrow attempt to overthrow his punishment.
PM leads cabinet ministers in return of mask-wearing in CommonsBoris Johnson has led members of his cabinet in wearing masks in the House of Commons as top Conservatives returned to donning face coverings in parliament.
Commons showdown looms over bid to end 'fire and rehire' practiceA House of Commons showdown between Labour and the Conservatives is looming over a move to clamp down on employers using "fire and rehire" to drive down wages and sack staff.
Prayers and a minute's silence as MPs prepare to pay tribute to Sir David AmessThe House of Commons is going to pay tribute to Sir David Amess today.
Commons Speaker to look at safety - but senior Tories warn against putting MPs in 'security bubble'The Speaker of the House of Commons has promised to "examine" safety measures for MPs following the killing of Sir David Amess - but senior Conservatives are warning against placing politicians behind..
The PM cut a diminished figure, surrounded by colleagues and seemingly almost completely aloneThe House of Commons was packed for the first time in 17 months, MPs breaking off their holidays to voice their anger, frustration and sorrow over the crisis that is unfolding in Afghanistan.
MPs pack Commons for first time in 17 months - but make different choices on face masksThe House of Commons has seen packed benches for the first time since COVID gripped the UK - with different choices being made by MPs across the chamber on whether to wear a face mask.
Labour MP asked to leave the Commons after saying PM has 'lied over and over again' during pandemicA Labour MP has been asked to leave the House of Commons for the remainder of the day after refusing to withdraw claims that Boris Johnson has "lied" to the country "over and over again".
PM's bid to avoid Tory rebellion over foreign aid cuts 'coming apart at the seams', says ringleaderA Conservative ringleader has told Sky News the government's attempt to avoid a Tory rebellion on foreign aid cuts is "coming apart at the seams" ahead of a crunch vote in the House of Commons.
Rebel Tory MPs aim to force Commons vote on foreign aid cutsBoris Johnson is set to face a major Commons rebellion next week over his policy to slash foreign aid.
'Deeply embarrassed' Canadian MP caught out in virtual meeting - againA Canadian MP left red-faced after appearing naked during a virtual meeting of the House of Commons has been caught out again.
Government 'set to fail' workers after COVID crisis, claims LabourLabour's new shadow chancellor, Rachel Reeves, will use her first House of Commons appearance in her new role to claim the government is "set to fail" workers after the COVID pandemic.
UK PM Boris Johnson’s India visit stands cancelled due to Covid surgeUK Prime Minister Boris Johnson cancelled on Monday his trip to India on April 25 owing to the grim Covid situation in the country and said he would hold a virtual call with Indian PM Narendra Modi..
MPs call for vote on potential inquiry into Boris Johnson's 'lack of truthfulness'Leaders of six minor parties in the House of Commons are calling on the Speaker to allow a vote on a call for an inquiry into Boris Johnson's "lack of truthfulness" in parliament.
PM could face struggle as Labour and SNP withold support for 'confusing' COVID passports planOpposition parties are withholding their support for the government's domestic COVID passports plan in a warning that Boris Johnson could struggle to get his proposals through the House of Commons.
Uighurs: MPs 'appalled' firms can't guarantee supply chains free of forced labour in ChinaCompanies in the UK "still cannot guarantee that their supply chains are free from forced labour" from the Uighur people in Xinjiang in China, a House of Commons select committee has warned.
Boris Johnson launches foreign policy review with Indo-Pacific tilt, confirms visit to India in AprilUK prime minister Boris Johnson told MPs in the House of Commons on Tuesday that the UK going forward will “engage more deeply in the Indo-Pacific”. He also confirmed that he will visit India in..
Labour MP quits Commons to set up key by-election contestA Labour MP has resigned from the House of Commons to set up what could be a fiercely contested by-election contest in his Hartlepool seat.
UK-India relations not impacted by House of Commons debate, UK minister says
India slams farm protest debate in House of Commons, says packed with false assertions
Budget offers £5bn stimulus and no Sunak vision for economyThere are many figures contained in this budget but perhaps the most telling is a striking set of numbers announced by Rishi Sunak in the House of Commons.
Captain Sir Tom Moore to be honoured with one minute silence in House of CommonsA minute of silence will be held in the House of Commons to honour Captain Sir Tom Moore and all victims of the coronavirus pandemic ahead of Prime Minister's Questions today.
UK MPs suggest human rights conditions imposed in UK-India trade dealsSeveral British MPs have called for human rights provisions to be included in any future trade deal with India, after debating in the House of Commons the persecution being experienced by minorities...
UK PM terms Sino-India standoff ‘very serious, worrying situation'; calls for dialogueBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called on India and China to engage in dialogue to sort out their border issues as he described the escalation in eastern Ladakh as “a very serious and..
Canada's Trudeau backs opposition leader kicked out of Parliament in racism rowCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday backed the leader of an opposition party who was ejected from the House of Commons for branding a member of another party a racist and refusing to..
Canada's NDP leader Singh kicked out of House for calling MP racistJagmeet Singh, the head of Canada's New Democrat Party (NDP), was ejected from the House of Commons on Wednesday after he called a member of another opposition party racist and for refusing to..
UK parliament: holding feet to the fire via Zoom?Britain's House of Commons, where lawmakers notoriously jeer at rivals seated two sword-lengths away, is about to find out whether it can make ministers sweat over Zoom.
Questioning by Zoom, welcome to Britain's new 'hybrid' parliamentLawmakers will quiz ministers via videolink next week as part of moves to make Britain's centuries-old House of Commons a "hybrid" parliament to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Suspended by coronavirus, UK parliament plans virtual returnBritain's parliament plans to restart some proceedings next week, the Speaker of the House of Commons said on Tuesday, adapting a centuries-old institution for the coronavirus outbreak by going largely..
Canadian legislators approve wage subsidy as coronavirus spreadsCanadian government and opposition legislators approved a wage subsidy worth C$73 billion ($52 billion) on Saturday to support the ravaged economy, in an emergency sitting in the House of Commons.
Canada's Trudeau wants parliament to approve more spending powers amid outbreakCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday he wanted flexibility to enact future spending measures as the House of Commons convened to pass a C$27-billion ($18.6 billion) emergency cash..
UK House of Commons rejects changes to Brexit legislationThe lower house of Britain's parliament on Wednesday overturned changes made by the upper house to the legislation needed to ratify the country's divorce agreement with the European Union.
Canada's Conservative leader Andrew Scheer resignsCanada's Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer, who lost the October election to Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, announced on Thursday in the House of Commons that he has decided to resign.
Lebanon is a sinking ship, parliament speaker warnsLebanon is like a sinking ship that will go under unless action is taken, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri was quoted as saying on Monday, referring to the country's deep economic and political crisis.
Canadian parliament to reconvene on December 5: PM's OfficeCanada's parliament will sit for the first time since last month's election on Dec. 5, when the House of Commons will elect a new speaker and hear the Throne Speech, the prime minister's office said on..
Lebanon's Speaker Berri postpones parliament sessionA session of the Lebanese parliament scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed for a week due to security considerations, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said.
UK parliament elects Labour lawmaker Hoyle as SpeakerOpposition Labour lawmaker Lindsay Hoyle was elected speaker of Britain's House of Commons on Monday and will take on the role of refereeing the next parliamentary installment of the country's exit..
Speaker John Bercow, UK parliament's Brexit umpire-cum-player, steps downHouse of Commons Speaker John Bercow will step down on Thursday, ending a 10-year term in which he has become a central player in Britain's protracted Brexit debate - feted by the "Remain" side but..
UK Speaker Bercow, scourge of Brexiteers, to go up in smoke as a bonfire effigyAn effigy of John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons and bete noire of Brexiteers, will go up in flames on Saturday as part of an English town's bonfire night celebrations marking the failure of a..
UK parliament will have chance to vote on Monday for early electionBritish lawmakers will have a chance on Monday to vote on whether to hold an early national election, the leader of the House of Commons, Jacob Rees-Mogg said.
UK government not planning to debate Brexit deal law in parliament next weekBritain's government is not planning to continue debating the legislation needed to implement Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal in parliament next week, according to a statement on upcoming..
UK parliament to resume Queen's Speech debate on Wednesday: governmentBritain's parliament will resume its debate on the government's legislative program on Wednesday, the leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg said, after lawmakers rejected the timetable for a..
A vote against Brexit timetable is a vote against October 31 departure: UK governmentBritish lawmakers who do not support the government's planned timetable to pass legislation to ratify its Brexit deal will be voting not to leave the European Union on Oct. 31, the leader of the House..
UK can still get Brexit deal approved this month: parliament speakerThe British government still has the opportunity to get its Brexit deal through parliament in time to leave the European Union at the end of October, the speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow..