Houses of Parliament

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Saturday, March 2, 2019

MPs call for pay rise hike for parliamentary staff

MPs call for pay rise hike for parliamentary staff

MPs call for pay rise hike for parliamentary staff

A controversial pay rise for MPs has seen more than 160 parliamentarians call for an increased wage boost for their staff.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Hundreds of people object to proposed Westminster Holocaust memorial claiming it would 'kill' the views of Parliament

Hundreds object to proposed Westminster Holocaust memorial over scenery fears

Hundreds of people object to proposed Westminster Holocaust memorial

Hundreds of people have objected to a proposed Holocaust memorial near the Palace of Westminster claiming there are already enough statues and it will ruin the view.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Sunday, January 20, 2019

MP calls for prayers in Parliament to be scrapped

MP calls for prayers in Parliament to be scrapped

MP calls for prayers in Parliament to be scrapped

Conservative MP Crispin Blunt is calling for the tradition of saying prayers at the beginning of parliamentary business to be abolished.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Upskirting to become a crime after House of Lords back the bill

Upskirting to become a crime after House of Lords back the bill

Upskirting to become a crime after Lords back the bill

Upskirting, the act of taking a photo up someone’s clothing, is set to become a crime after being approved by the House of Lords, with offenders to face up to two years in prison.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Monday, January 14, 2019

Andrew Bridgen MP: ‘It is Parliament versus the people’ as MPs prepare to vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal

Andrew Bridgen MP: ‘It is Parliament versus the people’ as MPs prepare to vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal

Andrew Bridgen MP: ‘It is Parliament versus the people’

Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen has said that it is “Parliament versus the people” as MPs prepare to vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit proposals on Tuesday.

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Saturday, January 12, 2019

‘Yellow vest’ campaigner James Goddard arrested in London ahead of protest

‘Yellow vest’ campaigner James Goddard arrested in London ahead of protest

‘Yellow vest’ campaigner James Goddard arrested in London ahead of protest

James Goddard, a leading member of UK’s ‘yellow vest’ protesters, has been arrested in London ahead of ‘yellow vest’ protest in the capital city.

MPs get upset only when ‘politically acceptable’ views are attacked, says political commentator

MPs get upset only when ‘politically acceptable’ views are attacked, says political commentator

MPs get upset only when ‘acceptable’ views are attacked, says political expert

Political commentator Peter Oborne has said that “the whole political class gets upset” when people of “politically acceptable views get attacked” but not when it is people of “non-politically correct views”.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Theresa May’s Brexit plan suffers second Commons defeat in 24 hours

Theresa May suffers second Commons defeat on her Brexit plans in 24 hours

Theresa May suffers second Commons defeat on Brexit plans in 24 hours

Theresa May's Brexit proposals have received a major setback after she suffered a second defeat in the House of Commons within 24 hours.

Jeremy Corbyn calls for ‘safe space’ for politicians to debate

Jeremy Corbyn calls for ‘safe space’ for politicians to debate after MP Anna Soubry was called a 'Nazi' by protesters

Jeremy Corbyn calls for ‘safe space’ for politicians to debate

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called for a “safe space” for political debate, after pro-Remain MP Anna Soubry was confronted by protesters outside of Parliament and called a “Nazi”.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

House of Lords described as ‘a private members’ club’ amid increasing number of absent peers

House of Lords described as ‘a private members’ club’ amid increasing number of absent peers

House of Lords is ‘private members’ club’ amid increasing number of absent peers

Darren Hughes, CEO of Electoral Reform Society has said that the House of Lords feels like a “private members’ club”, following calls for the number of peers to be reduced.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Homeless man found outside Houses of Parliament dies

Homeless man found outside Houses of Parliament dies

Homeless man found outside Houses of Parliament dies

A homeless man was found dying outside the entrance to the Houses of Parliament.

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.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Boris Johnson gives 'full and unreserved apology' over failing to declare £52,000 in income

Boris Johnson gives 'full and unreserved apology' after failing to declare £52,000 in income

Boris Johnson apologises over failing to declare £52,000 in income

Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has offered a “full and unreserved apology” to MPs for failing to declare more than £52,000 in income.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Big Ben to chime for the first time since new year

Big Ben to chime for the first time since new year

Big Ben to chime for the first time since new year

The famous chimes of Big Ben will ring out for the first time since the new year.

Friday, September 7, 2018

Friday, September 7, 2018

Reforms to hereditary peers put the British monarchy at risk, peer suggests

Reforms to hereditary peers put the British monarchy at risk, peer suggests

Reforms to hereditary peers put the British monarchy at risk, peer suggests

British monarchy could be at risk if proposals to scrap the election of aristocrats to the House of Lords are approved, a peer has claimed.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Monday, September 3, 2018

Man arrested for jumping the security fences around Parliament

Man arrested for jumping the security fences around Parliament

The incident is not being treated as a terror-related, Met police said.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Counter-terror officers must filter through 'thousands' of potential threats, expert tells Julia Hartley-Brewer

Counter-terror officers must filter through 'thousands' of potential threats, expert tells Julia Hartley-Brewer

Counter-terror expert: 'We must filter through thousands of potential threats'

Counter-terror expert Simon Trundle told Julia Hartley-Brewer that counter-terror police have an "unenviable job" identifying potential terror threats, following the Westminster car attack

Sadiq Khan and Cressida Dick say pedestrianisation of Parliament Square will be discussed

Sadiq Khan and Cressida Dick say pedestrianisation of Parliament Square will be discussed

Sadiq Khan and Cressida Dick say parliament pedestrianisation will be discussed

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick say pedestrianisation plans for Parliament Square will be discussed after yesterday's terror attack

Westminster terror attack suspect named as Salih Khater

Westminster terror attack suspect named as Salih Khater

Westminster terror attack suspect named as Salih Khater

The suspect who drove into barriers outside parliament in an attempted terror attack has been named as Salih Khater, according to Sky sources

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Read Theresa May's statement on today's terror attack in Westminster

Read Theresa May's statement on today's terror attack in Westminster

Read Theresa May's statement on today's terror attack in Westminster

The Prime Minister will make a statement on the terror attack that took place at the Houses of Parliament

Westminster terror attack: What happened, who is the suspect, and is the UK safe?

Westminster terror attack: What happened, who is the suspect, and is the UK safe?

Westminster terror attack: What happened, who is the suspect, is the UK safe?

At 7.30am on August 14 a car was driven into the Houses of Parliament in London in a suspected terror attack. The suspect is in custody and has not been identified yet

Donald Trump responds to Westminster suspected terror attack

Donald Trump responds to Westminster suspected terror attack

Donald Trump responds to Westminster suspected terror attack

Donald Trump referred to the car crash in Westminster as a terror attack, despite the Metropolitan Police not confirming yet if this is what it was. Police are currently treating it as a terror attack

Nigel Evans MP after Westminster crash: 'Pedestrianising Parliament Square would protect everyone'

Nigel Evans MP after Westminster crash: 'Pedestrianising Parliament Square would protect everyone'

Nigel Evans MP after Westminster crash: 'Pedestrianise Parliament Square'

Nigel Evans MP, joint executive secretary of the 1922 Committee, says the car crash in Westminster this morning should make the government consider safety measures around parliament

Counter-terror police investigating Westminster car crash

Counter-terror police investigating Westminster car crash

Counter-terror police investigating Westminster car crash

A car crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament this morning, injuring pedestrians

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Man arrested after climbing the scaffolding around Big Ben

Man arrested after climbing the scaffolding around Big Ben

Police are not treating the incident as terror-related and there were no weapons recovered.