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House of Commons of the United Kingdom: Lower house in the Parliament of the United Kingdom
The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Like the upper house, the House of Lords, it meets in the Palace of Westminster in London, England.

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Gove and Nandy go head-to-head in bizarre Commons exchange [Video]

Gove and Nandy go head-to-head in bizarre Commons exchange

Levelling up secretary, Michael Gove and Labour counterpart Lisa Nandy go head-to-head in a bizarre football-based exchange in the House of Commons - following England's 6-1 defeat of Iran at the FIFA..

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Autumn Statement: The main policies [Video]

Autumn Statement: The main policies

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has set out his fiscal plan to the House of Commons, announcing tax rises and spending cuts in his bid to rebuild the UK economy. Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at..

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Autumn Statement: 'The UK is now in recession', says OBR [Video]

Autumn Statement: 'The UK is now in recession', says OBR

The Office for Budget Responsibility has said the UK is "now in recession", Jeremy Hunt told the House of Commons during his Autumn Statement. The Chancellor went on to say that the economic..

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Autumn Statement: Hunt names fiscal priorities [Video]

Autumn Statement: Hunt names fiscal priorities

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has named stability, growth and public services as his fiscal priorities as he laid out his Autumn Statement in the House of Commons. He told MPs on Thursday: "Yes, we take..

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Sunak: 'Solely' Russia is to blame for Poland explosion [Video]

Sunak: 'Solely' Russia is to blame for Poland explosion

The Prime Minister has said the blame for a missile that hit a Polish village and killed two people near to the Ukrainian border "belongs solely to Russia". Rishi Sunak told the House of Commons:..

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Rishi Sunak departs 10 Downing Street ahead of PMQs [Video]

Rishi Sunak departs 10 Downing Street ahead of PMQs

Rishi Sunak departs 10 Downing Street ahead of his appearance at Prime Minister's Questions at the House of Commons. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us..

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Mark Francois criticised for using ethnic slur in Commons [Video]

Mark Francois criticised for using ethnic slur in Commons

Labour MP Sarah Owen has criticised Mark Francois for using an "outdated" ethnic slur in the House of Commons. Mr Francois, the Conservative MP for Rayleigh and Wickford, referred to Japanese people as..

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Rishi Sunak departs Downing Street for PMQs [Video]

Rishi Sunak departs Downing Street for PMQs

Rishi Sunak departs 10 Downing Street for PMQs in the House of Commons. The prime minister is likely to face tough questions from opposition leaders on the government’s handling of overcrowding at..

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Cooper challenges Braverman over Manston asylum centre [Video]

Cooper challenges Braverman over Manston asylum centre

Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper challenges Home Secretary Suella Braverman in the House of Commons on overcrowding at the Manston asylum centre in Kent. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at..

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Starmer: Tories put 'party first and country second' [Video]

Starmer: Tories put 'party first and country second'

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer confronted Prime Minister Rishi Sunak about his decision to appoint Suella Braverman as home secretary, saying that ''there is another Tory at the top, but as always with..

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Penny Mordaunt leaves No.10 [Video]

Penny Mordaunt leaves No.10

The two-time Tory leadership contender, Penny Mordaunt leaves No.10 Downing Street as she keeps her role as Leader of the House of Commons. Report by Guzzardib. Like us on Facebook at..

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Tensions run high as Kwarteng fields Treasury questions [Video]

Tensions run high as Kwarteng fields Treasury questions

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng is met with heckles and fierce questioning as he discusses his economic policies in the House of Commons. Report by Burnsla. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn..

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Household disposable incomes are heading for their biggest fall on record

household disposable incomes are heading for their biggest fall on record
Addressing MPs in the House of Commons, Jeremy Hunt promised that his autumn statement would lead to "lower inflation, lower mortgage rates, a shallower downturn and lower unemployment".
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Leslie Phillips' little known speech in the Commons witnessed by a handful of MPs

leslie phillips' little known speech in the commons witnessed by a handful of mps
Screen legend Leslie Phillips, star of countless TV and movie roles, once performed on the UK political stage, standing at the despatch box of the House of Commons.
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Big Ben will be put back to GMT for first time in five years after £80m makeover

big ben will be put back to gmt for first time in five years after £80m makeover
Sir Lindsay Hoyle might be best known for keeping MPs in line in the House of Commons - but he managed to clock off from the day job on Friday with a visit to Big Ben.
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Perfectly legal for UK PM to have Indian wife, expert says

The prime minister is, by convention, an MP who leads the largest party in the House of Commons and has to be chosen by the King. Sunak was asked to form a government by the King on Tuesday and his..
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Speaker calls for Commons recess to be cut short following pause to mourn Queen

speaker calls for commons recess to be cut short following pause to mourn queen
The Speaker of the House of Commons has suggested that the upcoming recess period should be cut short after parliamentary business was put on hold following the death of the Queen.
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MPs pay tribute to Queen as Johnson says monarch 'as radiant and as knowledgeable as ever' in final days

mps pay tribute to queen as johnson says monarch 'as radiant and as knowledgeable as ever' in final days
MPs have paid tribute to the Queen in the House of Commons, with Boris Johnson making his first appearance since stepping down as prime minister, asking the public to "think what we asked of her and..
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Extinction Rebellion protesters superglue themselves around Speaker's chair in Commons

Eight people have been arrested after Extinction Rebellion protesters superglued themselves around the Speaker's chair in the House of Commons and padlocked their necks to the railings outside.
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Deleting MPs' attendance data may hinder misconduct inquiries, unions warn

deleting mps' attendance data may hinder misconduct inquiries, unions warn
Misconduct investigations into MPs could be thrown into jeopardy after the House of Commons authorities agreed to delete the attendance data of members of parliament, unions have warned.
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Speaker refuses to reveal why MPs wanted parliament attendance data deleted

speaker refuses to reveal why mps wanted parliament attendance data deleted
The House of Commons Speaker has refused to reveal why MPs want their attendance records at parliament deleted - a move to block information campaigners say the public has a "right to know".
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Another leak in the House of Commons - this time actual water poured in

another leak in the house of commons - this time actual water poured in
Leaks have become commonplace in politics, but this time there was actual water pouring into the House of Commons.
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MP faces two-day Commons suspension over sexual misconduct claim

SNP MP Patrick Grady is facing suspension from the House of Commons after an allegation of sexual misconduct was upheld by a parliamentary probe.
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Neil Parish resigns as an MP after admitting watching pornography in the Commons

neil parish resigns as an mp after admitting watching pornography in the commons
Neil Parish has formally resigned as an MP after admitting watching pornography in the House of Commons.
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Labour MP should be suspended from Commons for breaching bullying policy, expert panel recommends

Labour MP Liam Byrne should be suspended from the House of Commons for two days for bullying a member of his constituency staff, a report has recommended.
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'We will fight until the end': Zelenskyy echoes Churchill in appeal to UK and vows to continue 'whatever the cost'

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has vowed to "fight to the end" as he appealed for more help from the UK in a historic address to the House of Commons.
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Bercow suspended from Labour after bullying inquiry finds him guilty

Former Commons speaker John Bercow has been administratively suspended from the Labour Party pending an investigation, Sky News understands.
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MPs offer rare standing ovation as Ukraine ambassador watches PMQs

MPs joined in a rare standing ovation as they welcomed the Ukrainian ambassador to the House of Commons.
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'Where is the chief of staff?': PM's new triple-jobbing top aide swerves Commons

'where is the chief of staff?': pm's new triple-jobbing top aide swerves commons
MPs have mocked Boris Johnson's triple-jobbing chief of staff after he declined to appear in the House of Commons to explain his new role.
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MP wells up in Commons as she describes difficulties for nephew with Down's syndrome

mp wells up in commons as she describes difficulties for nephew with down's syndrome
An MP welled up in the House of Commons as she described the battles her sister and her nephew, who has Down's syndrome, have gone through.
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Foreign secretary who addressed Commons today says she has tested positive for COVID

foreign secretary who addressed commons today says she has tested positive for covid
Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, who gave a statement in the House of Commons about Russia earlier today, says she has tested positive for COVID-19.
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Newly-released files reveal Diana funeral negotiations, Bush's worries, and 'hemisphere' Commons plan

newly-released files reveal diana funeral negotiations, bush's worries, and 'hemisphere' commons plan
Newly-released files from the National Archives have revealed George W Bush's worries over his experience, negotiations over Diana's funeral, and mooted plans to redesign the House of Commons.
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PM trapped between his party and scientists as he faces unhappy Christmas

pm trapped between his party and scientists as he faces unhappy christmas
When it came, Tuesday night's rebellion infected every wing of the Conservative Party in the House of Commons.
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Why health secretary's 200k Omicron case claim was back-of-envelope sum not a definitive number

There 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.
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PM finally admits Tory ex-minister at centre of sleaze row broke lobbying rules

pm finally admits tory ex-minister at centre of sleaze row broke lobbying rules
Boris 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..
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Tory ex-cabinet minister voted remotely in Commons while in Caribbean for £800k legal work

tory ex-cabinet minister voted remotely in commons while in caribbean for £800k legal work
A 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.
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'When they break the rules, they just remake the rules': Rayner attacks PM over bid to save ex-minister

'when they break the rules, they just remake the rules': rayner attacks pm over bid to save ex-minister
Boris 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.
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Tory MPs try to overthrow colleague's 30-day suspension from House of Commons

tory mps try to overthrow colleague's 30-day suspension from house of commons
Colleagues 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.
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PM leads cabinet ministers in return of mask-wearing in Commons

pm leads cabinet ministers in return of mask-wearing in commons
Boris 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.
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Commons showdown looms over bid to end 'fire and rehire' practice

commons showdown looms over bid to end 'fire and rehire' practice
A 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.
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Prayers and a minute's silence as MPs prepare to pay tribute to Sir David Amess

The House of Commons is going to pay tribute to Sir David Amess today.
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Commons Speaker to look at safety - but senior Tories warn against putting MPs in 'security bubble'

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..
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The PM cut a diminished figure, surrounded by colleagues and seemingly almost completely alone

the pm cut a diminished figure, surrounded by colleagues and seemingly almost completely alone
The 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. 
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MPs pack Commons for first time in 17 months - but make different choices on face masks

mps pack commons for first time in 17 months - but make different choices on face masks
The 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.
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Labour MP asked to leave the Commons after saying PM has 'lied over and over again' during pandemic

A 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".
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PM's bid to avoid Tory rebellion over foreign aid cuts 'coming apart at the seams', says ringleader

pm's bid to avoid tory rebellion over foreign aid cuts 'coming apart at the seams', says ringleader
A 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.
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Rebel Tory MPs aim to force Commons vote on foreign aid cuts

rebel tory mps aim to force commons vote on foreign aid cuts
Boris Johnson is set to face a major Commons rebellion next week over his policy to slash foreign aid.
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'Deeply embarrassed' Canadian MP caught out in virtual meeting - again

'deeply embarrassed' canadian mp caught out in virtual meeting - again
A Canadian MP left red-faced after appearing naked during a virtual meeting of the House of Commons has been caught out again.
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Government 'set to fail' workers after COVID crisis, claims Labour

government 'set to fail' workers after covid crisis, claims labour
Labour'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.
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UK PM Boris Johnson’s India visit stands cancelled due to Covid surge

UK 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..
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MPs call for vote on potential inquiry into Boris Johnson's 'lack of truthfulness'

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.
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PM could face struggle as Labour and SNP withold support for 'confusing' COVID passports plan

pm could face struggle as labour and snp withold support for 'confusing' covid passports plan
Opposition 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.
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Uighurs: MPs 'appalled' firms can't guarantee supply chains free of forced labour in China

uighurs: mps 'appalled' firms can't guarantee supply chains free of forced labour in china
Companies 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.
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Boris Johnson launches foreign policy review with Indo-Pacific tilt, confirms visit to India in April

UK 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..
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Labour MP quits Commons to set up key by-election contest

labour mp quits commons to set up key by-election contest
A 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.
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UK-India relations not impacted by House of Commons debate, UK minister says


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India slams farm protest debate in House of Commons, says packed with false assertions


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Budget offers £5bn stimulus and no Sunak vision for economy

budget offers £5bn stimulus and no sunak vision for economy
There 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.
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Captain Sir Tom Moore to be honoured with one minute silence in House of Commons

A 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.
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UK MPs suggest human rights conditions imposed in UK-India trade deals

Several 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...
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UK PM terms Sino-India standoff ‘very serious, worrying situation'; calls for dialogue

British 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..
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Canada's Trudeau backs opposition leader kicked out of Parliament in racism row

Canadian 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..
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