House of Commons

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Natalie McGarry left the SNP to become an independent

SNP defector Natalie McGarry faints in House of Commons during PMQs

SNP defector Natalie McGarry faints in House of Commons during PMQs

Natalie McGarry was in the Commons tea room when she was taken unwell

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

'Theresa May should have said she's calling an election because she thinks she'll win', says the SNP's John Nicolson

If Theresa May wants unanimous backing she should move to North Korea, says SNP's John Nicolson

If Theresa May wants total backing she should move to North Korea, says SNP MP

Theresa May has called a snap general election, but the SNP's John Nicolson thinks she should have announced it slightly differently

Early election: Five promises Theresa May has broken in just nine months

Five promises Theresa May has broken in just nine months

Mrs. May announced her bid for a snap general election in June, reneging on a promise she has routinely made

Theresa May general election 'is chance to change UK direction', says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

Early election: Lib Dem leader Tim Farron pitches himself as man to stop hard Brexit

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron pitches himself as man to stop hard Brexit

The Liberal Democrat Leader posted a statement on the Liberal Democrat website after the Prime Minister announced her motion to lobby for a June vote

Theresa May: Prime Minister creates Twitter frenzy with call for June general election

Theresa May branded 'ruthless' over General Election announcement, while Corbyn mocked

May branded 'ruthless' over election announcement, while Corbyn mocked

The Prime Minister announced she would motion the House of Commons to overturn the Fixed-Term Parliament Act

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Members of the White Helmets rescue forces remove a body after the bombardment of Idlib in March 2017. The city has suffered another horrific bombardment this week

Idlib massacre: MP Alison McGovern struggles to defend her 2013 vote against air strikes

MP Alison McGovern struggles to defend 2013 vote against Syria air strikes

McGovern fails to give clear answer when asked whether she is ashamed of voting against strikes four years ago

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Isis claims responsibility for Westminster terror attack

BREAKING Isis claims responsibility for Westminster terror attack

Isis claims responsibility, says attacker was 'targeting coalition citizens'

Authorities believe attacks were carried out by a single assailant yesterday

Westminster: 'Isis probably didn't know of the attack until we did', says Quilliam Foundation's Jonathan Russell

Westminster: 'Isis probably didn't know of the attack until we did', says Quilliam Foundation's Jonathan Russell

'Isis probably didn't know of the attack until we did', says Quilliam Foundation

Jonathan Russell, Head of Policy at the foundation, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the terror group claiming responsibility for the incident in Westminster on Wednesday

'London attack is absolutely deplorable, there's no justification,' says Khalid Mahmood MP

Westminster attack: MP Khalid Mahmood says 'we couldn't believe what was happening in front of our eyes'

'We couldn't believe what was happening in front of our eyes'

Khalid Mahmood, the Labour MP for Birmingham Perry Barr, was trapped in Parliament as the attack unfolded

Westminster assault: Metropolitan Police make arrests in London and Birmingham in connection with attack

Westminster assault: Eighth person arrested as inquiry continues into Parliament terror assault

Eighth person arrested as inquiry continues into Parliament terror assault

Mark Rowley, the Met's senior anti-terror officer, confirms details of raids connected to Wednesday's atrocities

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Brexit: Theresa May authorised to trigger Article 50 as bill clears Parliament

Brexit: Theresa May gets green light to trigger Article 50 after Lords backs down

Governments gets green light to trigger Article 50

The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill worked its way through Parliament after the Lords backed down over the amendments they made to the bill

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

Article 50: 'Economics should have greater bearing on the Brexit negotiation than politics', says MP Crispin Blunt

Article 50 bill: Brexit deal can be put to a vote at any time, says pro-leave MP Crispin Blunt

Pro-leave MP ridicules Lords amendment: 'MPs can vote whenever they want'

Conservative MP Crispin Blunt ridicules the amendments introduced to the Article 50 bill by the House of Lords

Brexit: "There's no clarity on whether meaningful vote applies in the event of no EU deal', says MP Alistair Burt

Article 50 vote: Tory MP Alistair Burt hints he'll rebel if David Davis doesn't guarantee 'no deal' vote

'There's no clarity if meaningful vote applies in the event of no EU deal'

Alistair Burt, MP for North East Bedfordshire, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Brexit bill, which has returned to the House of Commons

Brexit: Article 50 bill faces final test in Parliament

Brexit: Article 50 bill changes overwhelmingly rejected

Article 50 bill changes overwhelmingly rejected

Both amendments introduced in the Lords defeated by comfortable margin

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

David Davis blasts House of Lords after Government loses Brexit bill vote

David Davis blasts House of Lords after Government loses Brexit bill vote

David Davis blasts House of Lords after Government loses Brexit bill vote

The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill was amended to ensure Parliament gets a meaningful vote on the terms of the final deal

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Theresa May won't call a general election despite William Hague's urging

Theresa May won't call a general election despite William Hague's urging

Theresa May won't call a general election despite William Hague's urging

Former Foreign Secretary William Hague urged Mrs May to call an election to win a majority in the House of Commons

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Theresa May set for defeat over EU national rights in House of Lords

Theresa May set for Brexit Lords defeat over EU national rights

Theresa May set for Brexit Lords defeat over EU national rights

The Lords want a clause put in the Article 50 bill that EU citizens already in the UK will have the same rights to live and work after Brexit

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

'MPs can't stop Donald Trump's state visit to the UK and they can't stop him coming to Parliament,' says MP Nigel Evans

'MPs can't stop Donald Trump's state visit to the UK and they can't stop him coming to Parliament,' says MP Nigel Evans

'MPs can't stop Donald Trump's state visit to the UK,' says MP Nigel Evans

MPs have debated Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK, after two petitions about his visit gained thousands of signatures

Monday, February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

John Bercow: 'No smoking gun to get rid of him at the moment,' says political editor

'John Bercow will survive no-confidence vote - there's no smoking gun' says political editor

'John Bercow will survive no-confidence vote - there's no smoking gun'

Adam Bienkov, who works for the Business Insider website, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the motion to oust John Bercow

John Bercow: 'The job description is very clear – the Speaker cannot speak on policy issues,' says James Duddridge MP

John Bercow would throw out any MP who behaved like him, says no-confidence lawmaker

James Duddridge rips into John Bercow again over Remain admission

Following his comments about Donald Trump, the Speaker is facing renewed demands to resign after revealing he voted to Remain in the European Union

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott following leaked text messages

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott in leaked texts

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott

An exchange of texts about the shadow home secretary was leaked to the Mail on Sunday yesterday

Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

John Bercow: 'Vote of no confidence probably won't work, but they'll have a go of it', says political commentator Bobby Friedman

John Bercow will punish MPs demanding no-confidence vote, says his biographer Bobby Friedman

John Bercow will punish MPs demanding no-confidence vote, says his biographer

Political commentator Bobby Friedman spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the attempt to oust the Speaker from his role following his comments about Donald Trump

Row over John Bercow's Donald Trump comments growing in the House of Commons

John Bercow faces no-confidence vote over Donald Trump comments

John Bercow faces no-confidence vote over Trump ban

The Speaker of the House banned Donald Trump from speaking in Parliament in his state visit

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

The bill to trigger the Brexit negotiations has passed the House of Commons, despite Remainers' best efforts

Brexit: The House of Lords has defied the Government 16 times this year - will it do so again?

The Lords has defied the Government 16 times this year. Will it do so again?

Now the bill to trigger Article 50 has passed the Commons, atttention is now turning to the upper chamber. But will it really defy Theresa May?

'Debate the Brexit bill, but don't frustrate the will of the people', says Iain Duncan Smith MP

Article 50 bill: The Lords can debate but they mustn't frustrate, says Iain Duncan Smith

Iain Duncan Smith tells Lords: 'Debate, but don't frustrate'

The Tory grandee and former minister spoke to Paul Ross after the article 50 bill passed its final vote in the House of Commons

Brexit: David Davis urges House of Lords not to change Article 50 bill

Brexit: David Davis urges House of Lords not to change Article 50 bill

David Davis urges House of Lords not to change Article 50 bill

The bill passed its final vote unamended on Wednesday evening

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

'The best in honest and honourable opinions' - Jon Holmes creates an advert for John Bercow

Jon Holmes creates an advert for John Bercow, 'the best in honest and honourable opinions'

LISTEN Jon Holmes creates an advert for John Bercow

Jon Holmes and his team have created an advert for John Bercow, after he said Donald Trump should not speak in Parliament

Brexit: Article 50 bill to enter the final stages in the House of Common

Brexiteers compared to jihadis as Article 50 bill nears final Commons vote

Brexiteers compared to jihadis as Article 50 bill nears final Commons vote

The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) bill will undergo a key vote tonight (Wednesday)

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

'John Bercow wants people to think of him as leading the charge against Donald Trump', says his biographer

John Bercow wants people to think he's leading the charge against Donald Trump, says his biographer

'John Bercow wants people to think of him as leading the charge against Trump'

House of Commons speaker John Bercow said that Donald Trump should not be allowed to speak in Parliament during his state visit

Speaker John Bercow defends comments on Donald Trump, claiming he acted 'honestly and honourably'

John Bercow defends Donald Trump ban comments: 'I acted honestly and honourably'

John Bercow defends Donald Trump ban comments: 'I acted honestly and honourably'

House of Commons speaker John Bercow has defended his comments about Donald Trump's state visit

Labour MPs call for action against Diane Abbott for missing Article 50 vote

Labour MPs call for action against Diane Abbott for missing Article 50 vote

Labour MPs call for action against Diane Abbott for missing Article 50 vote

Labour MPs have demanded to know whether Diane Abbott will face consequences for missing the vote on Article 50

Donald Trump: Paul Flynn MP astonishes Julia Hartley-Brewer with 'stability' statement

John Bercow bans Donald Trump: MP Paul Flynn shocks Julia by praising Qatar and Kuwaiti leaders for their 'stability'

Donald Trump: Paul Flynn astonishes Julia Hartley-Brewer in 'stability' argument

The MP for Newport West was speaking to our presenter about John Bercow's declaration against the US president when the row broke out

John Bercow: Donald Trump is 'damaging for Parliament's reputation', says SNP MP Kirsty Blackman

Donald Trump would damage Parliament's reputation and John Bercow is right to ban him, says SNP MP Kirsty Blackman

John Bercow is right to ban 'damaging' Donald Trump says SNP MP

Kirsty Blackman, SNP MP for Aberdeen North, backed the speaker banning the US president from addressing MPs in the House of Commons

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