UK parliament upper house will sit "at earliest opportunity": Lords speaker
Tuesday, 24 September 2019 Britain's upper chamber of parliament, the House of Lords, will resume sitting as soon as possible, its speaker said after the country's supreme court ruled that parliament had been suspended unlawfully.
Speaker John Bercow has said the culture in the Commons on Wednesday was "toxic", adding it was "worse than any I have known in my 22 years in the House". Responding to the tumoltous scenes in the Commons last night, he said: "On both sides passions were inflamed, angry words uttered, the culture was...
Conservative former minister Lord Duncan of Springbank held his mask in frontof his face as he asked a minister a question, which is likely to raisequestions over whether this was in line with the rules regarding facecoverings. Lord Duncan appeared aboard a speeding train on screens in theHouse of Lords chamber as he asked a question about engagement with thedevolved administrations in a scheme to allow eligible Hongkongers to move tothe UK.
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