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Lower house in the Parliament of the United Kingdom

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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 and de facto primary chamber of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Like the upper house, the House of Lords, it meets in the Palace of Westminster.

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Boris Johnson met with party protesters at PMQs arrival [Video]

Boris Johnson met with party protesters at PMQs arrival

Boris Johnson was met with protesters brandishing placards and banners about alleged Downing Street Christmas parties as he arrived at the House of Commons for PMQs on Wednesday. Report by Buseld. Like..

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Boris Johnson heads to PMQs after rebellion blow [Video]

Boris Johnson heads to PMQs after rebellion blow

Boris Johnson has left Number 10 Downing Street and made his way to the House of Commons for PMQs, where he will face MPs after suffering a significant rebellion from his party on Tuesday. Report by..

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Minister confirms rapid increase of Omicron infections in UK [Video]

Minister confirms rapid increase of Omicron infections in UK

Sajid Javid tells the House of Commons that the rate of Omicron infections in the UK is currently estimated at 200,000 a day. The health secretary says "while Omicron represents over 20% of cases in..

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SNP call for prime minister resignation at PMQs [Video]

SNP call for prime minister resignation at PMQs

The Scottish National Party's House of Commons leader Ian Blackford says Boris Johnson is "losing the trust of the people" and calls for him to resign. The prime minister responds by accusing the SNP..

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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PM leads cabinet ministers in return of mask-wearing in Commons

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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

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Prayers and a minute's silence as MPs prepare to pay tribute to Sir David Amess

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Commons Speaker to look at safety - but senior Tories warn against putting MPs in 'security bubble'

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

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MPs pack Commons for first time in 17 months - but make different choices on face masks

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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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Rebel Tory MPs aim to force Commons vote on foreign aid cuts

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'Deeply embarrassed' Canadian MP caught out in virtual meeting - again

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Government 'set to fail' workers after COVID crisis, claims Labour

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UK PM Boris Johnson’s India visit stands cancelled due to Covid surge

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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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Uighurs: MPs 'appalled' firms can't guarantee supply chains free of forced labour in China

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Captain Sir Tom Moore to be honoured with one minute silence in House of Commons

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

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Canada's Conservative leader Andrew Scheer resigns

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UK parliament will have chance to vote on Monday for early election

British 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.
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UK government not planning to debate Brexit deal law in parliament next week

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