House of Commons

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP: It was worth losing a day’s pay for lifting the mace to highlight this ‘disgrace of undermining democracy’

Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP: It was worth losing a day’s pay for lifting the mace to highlight this ‘disgrace of undermining democracy’

Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP: It was worth losing a day's pay for lifting the mace

Labour MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle has said that it was worth losing a day’s pay over lifting the mace in the House of Commons, because it might “highlight the disgrace of undermining democracy” that is being conducted by Theresa May’s government.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Could the government be found in contempt of parliament over Brexit legal text?

Could the government be found in contempt of parliament over Brexit legal text?

Could the government be found in contempt of parliament over Brexit legal text?

MPs will vote on Monday as to whether the government is in contempt of parliament for not publishing the legal advice relating to the Brexit deal

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Labour MP tells House of Commons he is HIV positive because he felt 'a duty' ahead of World AIDS Day

Labour MP reveals to House of Commons he is HIV positive because he felt 'a duty' ahead of World AIDS Day

Labour MP reveals he is HIV positive because he felt 'a duty'

Labour MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle has revealed to the House of Commons that he is HIV positive ahead of World AIDS Day on Saturday.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Matt Hancock struggles to describe how the NHS would benefit from Brexit

Matt Hancock struggles to describe how the NHS would benefit from Brexit

Matt Hancock struggles to describe how the NHS would benefit from Brexit

When asked by MP Luciana Berger what the benefits of leaving the EU would be for the NHS, Health Secretary Matt Hancock appeared to struggle to give an answer

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

MPs told off for playing football in House of Commons

MPs told off for playing football in the House of Commons

MPs told off for playing football in the House of Commons

The Speaker John Bercow has reprimanded a group of MPs for playing football in the House of Commons.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Welsh MP complains of Conservatives ‘mocking’ his accent in the House of Commons

Welsh MP complains of Conservatives ‘mocking’ his accent in the House of Commons

Welsh MP complains of Conservatives ‘mocking’ his accent in the House of Commons

A Welsh MP has complained of Conservative MPs making “disparaging remarks” about his accent in the House of Commons.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Mike Graham on Speaker John Bercow: ‘Is it time for this odious character to shove off?’

Mike Graham on Speaker John Bercow: ‘Is it time for this odious character to shove off?’

Mike Graham on Speaker: ‘Is it time for this odious character to shove off?’

Mike Graham and Andrew Bridgen discuss the bullying allegations against Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow, and his blocking of the release of information about Keith Vaz

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

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John Bercow scolds Department for Work and Pensions for not providing accessible documents to blind MP

John Bercow scolds DWP for not providing accessible documents to blind MP

Speaker John Bercow has scolded the Department for Work and Pensions for failing to provide accessible documents to a visually impaired Labour MP.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

David Davies 'threatened with police action' for holding meetings on transgender concerns

David Davies 'threatened with police action' for holding meetings on transgender concerns

David Davies 'threatened with police action' for transgender concern meetings

Monmouth MP David Davies held meetings for campaign groups opposed to making it easier for transgender people to change gender, and did not allow the press to observe the meeting

Monday, October 15, 2018

Monday, October 15, 2018

Equalities office plays down reports of MPs' concerns around Gender Recognition consultation as campaign group prepares to meet at House of Commons

Equalities office plays down reports of MPs' concerns around Gender Recognition consultation as campaign group prepares to meet at House of Commons

Equalities office plays down reports of MPs' concerns around gender consultation

A report claimed women and equalities minister Penny Mordaunt was facing opposition over the Gender Recognition Act consultation, as campaign group Fair Play for Women plan to meet at House of Commons

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Why did Jeremy Corbyn have wheat in his pocket at PMQs?

Why did Jeremy Corbyn have wheat in his pocket at PMQs?

Why did Jeremy Corbyn have wheat in his pocket at PMQs?

Jeremy Corbyn and other MPs confused some viewers by wearing wheat on their lapels at Prime Minister's Questions

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Laura Perrins: Hate crimes would 'inevitably be extended to include to misandry'

Laura Perrins: Hate crimes would 'inevitably be extended to include to misandry'

Laura Perrins: Hate crimes would 'inevitably be extended to include to misandry'

Laura Perrins has said that the call for MPs to vote to make misogyny a hate crime would “inevitably have to be extended to misandry” because the system cannot only consider “hate against women an aggravating factor”.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Boris Johnson calls Chequers Brexit plan 'miserable permanent limbo'

Boris Johnson calls Chequers Brexit plan 'miserable permanent limbo'

Boris Johnson calls Chequers Brexit plan 'miserable permanent limbo'

The former Foreign Secretary addressed the House of Commons to explain his reasons for resigning as Foreign Secretary

Monday, July 2, 2018

Monday, July 2, 2018

Upskirting bill: Amendments added to remove "specific" criteria and ensure all forms of upskirting are criminalised

Upskirting bill: Amendments added to remove "specific" criteria and ensure all forms of upskirting are criminalised

Upskirting bill: Amendments added to remove "specific" criteria

The upskirting bill will go before a parliamentary committee with three amendments that seek to ensure no form of upskirting falls outside the law

Monday, June 18, 2018

Monday, June 18, 2018

Charlotte Caldwell and her son Billy. Image: Keep Billy Alive/Facebook

Expert panel assembled to advise government on cannabis oil

Expert panel assembled to advise government on cannabis oil

An urgent question took place in Commons today after epileptic Billy Caldwell, 12, had his cannabis oil confiscated

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Brexit bill returns to Commons as Theresa May warns Tory rebels not to undermine her

Brexit bill returns to Commons as Theresa May warns Tory rebels not to undermine her

Brexit bill returns to Commons, PM warns Tory rebels not to undermine her

The EU (Withdrawal) bill returns to Commons for crunch votes on amendments tabled by the Lords - and Jeremy Corbyn has some changes of his own

Friday, June 8, 2018

Friday, June 8, 2018

Leave.EU founder Arron Banks refuses to attend parliament 'fake news' questioning

Leave.EU founder Arron Banks refuses to attend parliament 'fake news' questioning

Leave.EU founder Arron Banks refuses to attend 'fake news' questioning

Arron Banks was due to be questioned by the Digital, Media and Sport Committee but has accused them of colluding with pro-Remain groups

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Commons to debate EU customs union legislation

Commons to debate EU customs union legislation

Commons to debate EU customs union legislation

A non-binding debate in the House of Commons was proposed by MPs with concerns about the current plans

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Boris Johnson slammed for 'sexism' by Commons Speaker John Bercow

Boris Johnson slammed as 'sexist' by Commons Speaker

Boris Johnson slammed as 'sexist' by Commons Speaker

The Foreign Secretary sparked a sexism storm by calling Emily Thornberry 'Lady Nugee'

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Theresa May to face Brexit questions from liaison committee including rebel MPs

Theresa May to face Brexit questions from liaison committee including rebel MPs

Theresa May to face Brexit questions from liaison committee including rebel MPs

The chairwoman of the committee is Sarah Wollaston, one of the Tory rebels helped defeat the Government on Brexit plans

Friday, December 15, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017

Commons committee says former HS2 boss 'not held to account' over unauthorised payments

Former HS2 boss Simon Kirby could face action over 'shocking waste of taxpayer money'

Former HS2 boss could face action over 'shocking waste of taxpayer money'

The Public Accounts Committee says redundancy payments worth £1.76 million to staff working at HS2 were a 'shocking waste of taxpayer money.'

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Brexit: Ministers preparing for fresh battle as EU withdrawal bill returns to the Commons

Brexit: Ministers preparing for fresh battle as EU withdrawal bill returns to the Commons

Ministers prepare for fresh battle as EU withdrawal bill returns to the Commons

Ministers are trying to see off a potential rebellion from Tory backbenchers

Friday, December 1, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

MPs say hard border to Republic of Ireland appears 'inevitable' after Brexit

MPs say hard border with Republic of Ireland appears 'inevitable' after Brexit

MPs say hard border with Republic of Ireland appears 'inevitable' after Brexit

The Exiting the EU Committee in the House of Commons said this appeared possible if the UK leaves the single market and customs union

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Brexit: Labour warns 'Government could be in contempt' over redacting documents on economic impact of EU withdrawal

Brexit: Labour warns 'Government could be in contempt' over redacting economic impact documents

Labour warns 'Government could be in contempt' over Brexit redactions

David Davis provided redacted documents to the Commons Exiting the EU committee of the economic impact of Brexit

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Peter Dowd dismisses Philip Hammond following unveiling of the Budget

Corbyn ally Peter Dowd hammers Philip Hammond following unveiling of the Budget

Corbynista Peter Dowd hammers Philip Hammond following unveiling of the Budget

The shadow chief secretary to the Treasury said the Chancellor didn't have a high bar to live up to

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Philip Hammond to promise investment in official Budget unveiling

Philip Hammond to promise investment in official Budget unveiling

Philip Hammond to promise investment in official Budget unveiling

The Chancellor will vow to create a brighter future for Britain when the budget is officially unveiled on Wednesday

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

First ever woman appointed as Parliamentary Black Rod

Sarah Clarke: First ever woman appointed as Parliamentary Black Rod

First ever woman appointed as Parliamentary Black Rod

The new Black Rod will be Sarah Clarke and she will start the role next year

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer vs journalist Jane Merrick: 'Is it the job of the Parliamentary authorities to investigate what happens in the bedroom?'

Julia Hartley-Brewer vs Jane Merrick: 'Is it Parliament's job to investigate what happens in the bedroom?'

Julia Hartley-Brewer in heated debate with journalist over Westminster scandal

Journalist Jane Merrick says 'just because somebody hasn’t been convicted of a crime doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be looked into'

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer comments on resignation of Sir Michael Fallon Read more at http://talkradio.co.uk/news/julia-hartley-brewer-comments-resignation-sir-michael-fallon-17110220519#s355CkMLpuBf4dep.99

Julia Hartley-Brewer vs Caroline Lucas: 'MP consent training is almost as offensive as teaching students not to rape'

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashed with Caroline Lucas over MP consent training

Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas says she thinks MPs need to be aware of what is and isn’t acceptable

Westminster scandal': Tory MP Nadine Dorries says Government problems seem to be 'coordinated and strategic' in an attempt to 'de-rail Brexit'

Westminster scandal': Tory MP Nadine Dorries says Government problems seem to be strategic attempt to 'de-rail Brexit'

Tory MP Nadine Dorries says Westminster issues are coordinated against Brexit

Conservative MP Nadine Dorries thinks those that released the dossier of allegations on Brexit aren't even researchers

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

MP Michael Fabricant on harassment allegations: 'I'd thump someone behaving inappropriately towards me in a taxi'

Michael Fabricant on harassment: 'I'd thump someone behaving inappropriately towards me in a taxi'

Michael Fabricant: 'I'd thump someone behaving inappropriately towards me'

Michael Fabricant says he has no recollection of an alleged incident in a taxi

Theresa May to meet party leaders to plan action as Westminster sex pest allegations continues

Theresa May to meet party leaders to plan action as Westminster sex pest allegations continue

Theresa May to meet party leaders to plan action against harassment

The Prime Minister is to take part in a discussion with other leaders as the Westminster sex pest scandal unfolds

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Former Labour MP says 'inappropriate laddish behaviour came from the other side' during her time

Former Labour MP says 'inappropriate laddish behaviour came from the other side' during her time

Former Labour MP says 'inappropriate behaviour came from the other side'

Former Labour MP Gisela Stuart says the staff of MPs need protecting by the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority

Westminster scandal: 'Women have to deal with this, small minor incidents are being blown up'

Westminster scandal: 'Women have to deal with this, small minor incidents are being blown up'

'Small minor Westminster harassment incidents are being blown up'

Former Tory MP secretary Christine Hamilton says the 'ludicrous allegations actually detract from the serious allegations'

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Westminster harassment claims: 'Why just keep it in a WhatsApp group?' asks Karen Danczuk

Westminster harassment claims: 'Why just keep it in a WhatsApp group?' asks Karen Danczuk

'Why just keep harassment claims in a WhatsApp group?' asks Karen Danczuk

Karen, who formerly worked with her husband Simon while he was an MP, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the allegations against 36 Members of Parliament

Westminster harassment: I would've told sex pests 'oh get lost buster', says Edwina Currie

Westminster harassment: I would've told sex pests 'oh get lost buster', says Edwina Currie

Edwina Currie says she would've told 'Westminster sex pests' to get lost

Former Tory MP Edwina Currie says she was not aware of a culture of sexual harassment in Parliament

Theresa May offers talks with John Bercow in face of sexual harassment allegations

Theresa May offers talks with John Bercow in face of sexual harassment allegations

Theresa May offers talks with John Bercow in face of sexual harassment claims

The Prime Minister has reached out to the speaker in order to protect staff after a list of sexual harassment allegations was made public

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Brexit: EU-UK trade discussions could take years, warns Michel Barnier after Theresa May's speech

Brexit: EU-UK trade discussions could take years, Michel Barnier warns Theresa May

EU-UK Brexit trade discussions could take years, Barnier warns May

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator gave an interview to a French newspaper in the wake of a House of Commons statement by Theresa May

Carwyn Jones to call on UK Government to get Brexit back on track

Welsh leader Carwyn Jones calls on UK Government to get Brexit back on track

Carwyn Jones to call on UK Government to get Brexit back on track

The Welsh First Minister is to make a keynote address later on Tuesday

Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

'The political class views the House Of Lords as a retirement club', says Electoral Reform Society

'The political class views the House Of Lords as a retirement club', says Electoral Reform Society

'The political class views the House Of Lords as a retirement club'

The Electoral Reform Society claims the number of House Of Lords members needs to be cut down

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Theresa May dealt setback as DUP backs Labour on NHS pay and tuition fees

Theresa May dealt setback as DUP backs Labour on NHS pay and tuition fees

Theresa May dealt setback as DUP backs Labour on NHS pay and tuition fees

The DUP has broken with the Tories despite the confidence and supply deal made after the June election

Monday, September 11, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017

Brexit: deportation of EU nationals has increased since referendum, say figures

Brexit: Deportation of EU nationals has soared since referendum, new figures show

Deportation of EU nationals has soared since Brexit referendum, figures show

The Independent has acquired and analysed official government data which revealed the increase

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017

EU withdrawal bill: 'There must be an alternative' to granting Government 'Henry VIII powers' says professor

Brexit: 'There must be an alternative to granting Government Henry VIII powers'

Brexit: 'There must be an alternative to granting Government Henry VIII powers'

Steve Peers, a professor of EU law at Essex University, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the clause which would grant the Government power to change any legislation

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Home Office leak: 'Government are doing the right thing, abuses of our money will stop', says David Davies MP

Home Office leak: 'Government are doing the right thing and they should go further', says David Davies MP

'Government should go even further', says Tory MP after Brexit leak

David Davies, MP for Monmouth, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the leak of key papers to control immigration after Brexit

Sir Michael Fallon insists UK won't close off as Home Office immigration paper leak causes political row

Sir Michael Fallon insists UK won't close itself off despite immigration paper leak

Michael Fallon insists UK won't close itself off after immigration paper leak

The Defence Secretary said the leak did not represent the Government's position, but appeared to back plans to reduce immigration

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

George Galloway: 'We should be forced, as MPs, to pledge allegiance to the British people who elected us'

George Galloway: We should change the Parliamentary oath - that way Sinn Fein could attend

Galloway: We should change the oath sworn by MPs - then Sinn Fein could attend

Our host was speaking to a caller on his show, who wished to discuss Sinn Fein

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Theresa May to lay down the gauntlet to the Cabinet after Philip Hammond leaks

Theresa May to lay down the gauntlet to the Cabinet after Philip Hammond leaks

Theresa May to lay down the gauntlet to the Cabinet after Philip Hammond leaks

The Chancellor has been the subject of tabloid reports of infighting among ministers

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

MP Nigel Evans reveals abuse he received and says 'we must not allow it to become normal'

MP Nigel Evans reveals abuse he received and says 'we must not allow it to become normal'

MP Nigel Evans reveals abuse he received and says 'we must not let it be normal'

MP Nigel Evans has a heated debate with a caller who claims politicians are dividing the nation

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Immigration checks won't be done on Grenfell Tower fire victims, but cladding on some tower blocks is combustible

Grenfell Tower: UK councils estimate 600 high-rise buildings have similar cladding

Downing Street: 600 high-rise buildings have similar cladding to Grenfell Tower

The Prime Minster has said local authorities and fire services are in the process of ensuring tower blocks are safe

'The House of Lords won't block Brexit but it will get the best for Britain', says Baroness Dianne Hayter

'The House of Lords won't block Brexit but it will get the best for Britain', says Baroness Dianne Hayter

'The House of Lords won't block Brexit but it will get the best for Britain'

The shadow Brexit minister Baroness Dianne Hayter says the Lords will strive to ensure benefits we had before we left the EU stay in place

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Theresa May apologises for failure of state and poor support for Grenfell Tower fire victims

Theresa May apologises for shambolic response to Grenfell Tower disaster

Theresa May apologises for shambolic response to Grenfell Tower disaster

Theresa May apologised whilst speaking at the House of Commons after the Queen's Speech

Corbyn has been widely praised for his speech today

'The best speech in Parliament all year' - Jeremy Corbyn lauded for Queen's Speech performance

Jeremy Corbyn lauded for Queen's Speech performance

Twitter has reacted well to Jeremy Corbyn's performance in the House of Commons after the Queen's Speech

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Houses of Parliament on lockdown after man detained by police

Houses of Parliament put on lockdown after man detained by police

Houses of Parliament put on lockdown this morning as man tasered

Armed officers responded to an incident outside Parliament

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn gets standing ovation and mocks Theresa May on return to Parliament

Jeremy Corbyn gets standing ovation and mocks Theresa May on return to Parliament

Jeremy Corbyn gets standing ovation and mocks Theresa May on Parliament return

The first Parliament sitting of the House of Commons since the general election has taken place

Friday, June 9, 2017

Friday, June 9, 2017

Election 2017: Theresa May will seek to stay on as Prime Minister, despite hung parliament

Election 2017: Theresa May will seek to stay on as Prime Minister, despite hung parliament

Theresa May will seek to stay on as Prime Minister, despite hung parliament

The Prime Minister did not achieve the majority she needed to form a government

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