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House of Commons of the United Kingdom: Lower house in the Parliament of the United Kingdom
The House of Commons, officially the Honourable the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Parliament assembled, is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Like the upper house, the House of Lords, it meets in the Palace of Westminster. Owing to shortage of space, its office accommodation extends into Portcullis House.

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Canada's Conservative leader Andrew Scheer resigns

Canada's Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer, who lost the October election to Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, announced on Thursday in the House of Commons that he has decided to resign.
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Lebanon is a sinking ship, parliament speaker warns

Lebanon is like a sinking ship that will go under unless action is taken, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri was quoted as saying on Monday, referring to the country's deep economic and political crisis.
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Gordon Brown says people not at ease with country [Video]Gordon Brown says people not at ease with country

Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has claimed that despite the Conservative Party holding a majority of 80 seats in the House of Commons, people are not at ease with the country.

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Boris Johnson departs Number 10 for PMQs [Video]Boris Johnson departs Number 10 for PMQs

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has left 10 Downing Street for Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on..

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MPs discuss Flybe and Air Passenger Duty in House of Commons [Video]MPs discuss Flybe and Air Passenger Duty in House of Commons

Transport minister Paul Maynard refused to comment on calls to reform air passenger duty (APD), amid concerns over the future of airline Flybe, saying it was a "matter for the Treasury", Report by..

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House of Commons passes Brexit bill for UK departure from EU on January 31 [Video]House of Commons passes Brexit bill for UK departure from EU on January 31

House of Commons passes Brexit bill for UK departure from EU on January 31

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Brexit a step closer as Withdrawal Bill clears House of Commons [Video]Brexit a step closer as Withdrawal Bill clears House of Commons

The UK’s exit from the European Union moved a step closer after Boris Johnson’s Brexit Bill cleared the Commons. The European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill was given a third reading by 330..

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Johnson Brexit Passes [Video]Johnson Brexit Passes

Boris Johnson's Brexit legislation has been backed by Members of Parliament by 330 votes to 231. This marks a historic moment in the Brexit process. The vote comes ahead of the UK's scheduled departure..

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Boris Johnson departs Downing Street for PMQs [Video]Boris Johnson departs Downing Street for PMQs

Boris Johnson has departed from Downing Street this morning, ahead of today's Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons. Report by Chinnianl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn..

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Cabinet depart Downing St after meeting with PM [Video]Cabinet depart Downing St after meeting with PM

Members of the Cabinet leave 10 Downing Street following a meeting with Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Parliament is to resume later this afternoon with Mr Johnson making a statement regarding the..

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John Bercow delivers Channel 4’s Alternative Christmas Message [Video]John Bercow delivers Channel 4’s Alternative Christmas Message

Former Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow is to deliver this year’s Channel 4 Alternative Christmas Message. In a tumultuous year in politics, Mr Bercow will deliver a pro-democracy and..

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Jacob Rees-Mogg thanks Brexiteers outside Parliament [Video]Jacob Rees-Mogg thanks Brexiteers outside Parliament

Jacob Rees-Mogg took some time out of his day to go and personally thanks pro-Brexit group outside of Parliament. The Leader of the House of Commons spoken to the group following the approval of Boris..

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Queen opens new session of UK parliament [Video]Queen opens new session of UK parliament

Queen Elizabeth II formally opened a new session of Britain's Parliament on Thursday, with a speech giving the first concrete details of what Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to do with his..

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Boris Johnson's opening remarks after Queen's Speech [Video]Boris Johnson's opening remarks after Queen's Speech

The Prime Minister delivers his opening remarks in a lively House of Commons after today's Queen's Speech. Report by Woodsli. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter..

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SNP's new MP protests during royal swearing-in oath [Video]SNP's new MP protests during royal swearing-in oath

SNP MP Steven Bonnar clearly crosses fingers as he is sworn into the House of Commons, in protest at the oath made to the Queen. The MP for Coatbridge Chryston & Bellshill made what seems to be a..

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UK parliament Speaker Hoyle re-elected [Video]UK parliament Speaker Hoyle re-elected

British lawmakers re-elected Labour's Lindsay Hoyle as Speaker on Tuesday who vowed to be impartial and fair in a moderating role which saw his predecessor John Bercow accused of breaking convention to..

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New MPs to be sworn into Parliament over next two days [Video]New MPs to be sworn into Parliament over next two days

Hundreds of MPs have arrived at the House of Commons to be sworn into the new Parliament. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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Jeremy Corbyn cheered by Conservatives on return to Commons [Video]Jeremy Corbyn cheered by Conservatives on return to Commons

Conservative MPs cheered Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as he took he seat on Parliament's return to the House of Commons. It's the first sitting since a disastrous election for Labour in which they lost..

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New Cabinet arrive at 10 Downing St [Video]New Cabinet arrive at 10 Downing St

Ministers of the reshuffled Cabinet arrive at 10 Downing Street as Prime Minister Boris Johnson chairs a meeting. MPs are to take an oath of allegiance in the House of Commons during a swearing-in..

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Boris Johnson welcomes his new MPs to Westminster [Video]Boris Johnson welcomes his new MPs to Westminster

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has welcomed the 109 newly elected Conservative Members of Parliament to Westminster. Mr Johnson's party won 365 of the 650 seats in the House of Commons in Thursday's..

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PM welcomes new Tories to House of Commons [Video]PM welcomes new Tories to House of Commons

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has welcomed new Tory MPs to the House of Commons following his victory in last week's General Election. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at..

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Politics: The state of the parties as Tories return with huge majority [Video]Politics: The state of the parties as Tories return with huge majority

A look at how the Government and opposition benches stand as Parliament returns after the general election - with the Conservatives now holding a huge majority in the House of Commons

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Leo Varadkar 'relieved' over Tory majority [Video]Leo Varadkar 'relieved' over Tory majority

Irish premier Leo Varadkar congratulates Boris Johnson and welcomes his outright majority after Thursday’s election. "It’s a positive thing that we have a decisive outcome in Britain in their..

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Conservatives win overall majority in 2019 General Election [Video]Conservatives win overall majority in 2019 General Election

The Conservative Party has secured the 326 seats required to win an overall majority in the House of Commons, with several constituencies still to declare. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at..

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Conservatives win House of Commons majority [Video]Conservatives win House of Commons majority

Conservative leader Boris Johnson is set to lead his party with a large majority as his gamble on a snap General Election paid off handsomely.

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British PM Johnson hails 'historic' election [Video]British PM Johnson hails 'historic' election

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the UK's election appeared to have given him a powerful mandate for Brexit.

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Theresa May unveils Nancy Astor statue in Plymouth [Video]Theresa May unveils Nancy Astor statue in Plymouth

Lady Nancy Astor, first female MP in the House of Commons has been honoured exactly 100 years after her election. Former Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled a statue to her on Plymouth Hoe. Report by..

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Canadian parliament to reconvene on December 5: PM's Office

Canada's parliament will sit for the first time since last month's election on Dec. 5, when the House of Commons will elect a new speaker and hear the Throne Speech, the prime minister's office said on..
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Lebanon's Speaker Berri postpones parliament session

A session of the Lebanese parliament scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed for a week due to security considerations, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said.
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UK parliament elects Labour lawmaker Hoyle as Speaker

Opposition Labour lawmaker Lindsay Hoyle was elected speaker of Britain's House of Commons on Monday and will take on the role of refereeing the next parliamentary installment of the country's exit..
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Speaker John Bercow, UK parliament's Brexit umpire-cum-player, steps down

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow will step down on Thursday, ending a 10-year term in which he has become a central player in Britain's protracted Brexit debate - feted by the "Remain" side but..
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UK Speaker Bercow, scourge of Brexiteers, to go up in smoke as a bonfire effigy

An effigy of John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons and bete noire of Brexiteers, will go up in flames on Saturday as part of an English town's bonfire night celebrations marking the failure of a..
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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

Britain's government is not planning to continue debating the legislation needed to implement Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal in parliament next week, according to a statement on upcoming..
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UK parliament to resume Queen's Speech debate on Wednesday: government

Britain's parliament will resume its debate on the government's legislative program on Wednesday, the leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg said, after lawmakers rejected the timetable for a..
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A vote against Brexit timetable is a vote against October 31 departure: UK government

British lawmakers who do not support the government's planned timetable to pass legislation to ratify its Brexit deal will be voting not to leave the European Union on Oct. 31, the leader of the House..
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UK can still get Brexit deal approved this month: parliament speaker

The British government still has the opportunity to get its Brexit deal through parliament in time to leave the European Union at the end of October, the speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow..
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Britain's Raab: we have the numbers to pass a Brexit deal

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the government seemed to have the numbers in the House of Commons to pass Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal.
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UK parliament speaker to rule on Monday if government can put Brexit deal to vote again

The speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow said he would rule on Monday if he will allow the government to put forward a vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal.
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UK parliament to debate Brexit deal on Monday: House of Commons leader

British lawmakers will debate and vote on Monday on whether to approve Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, the leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg said on Saturday.
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UK parliament speaker selects Letwin amendment for vote

The speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, said on Saturday he had selected for a vote a proposal to withhold support for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal until formal ratification..
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Johnson told EU leaders he was relatively positive about Brexit deal passing UK parliament: official

Prime Minister Boris Johnson told his fellow European Union leaders that he was relatively positive about their new Brexit deal passing the House of Commons, an EU official said after the British..
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UK parliament will have straight deal or no-deal Brexit debate on Saturday

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to make a statement to parliament on Saturday and then lawmakers will debate whether to approve his new Brexit deal or leave the EU without a deal, leader of..
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UK's Rees-Mogg says DUP should find comfort in new Brexit deal

Britain has secured a good deal with the European Union which ensures the whole United Kingdom is one customs union and should provide comfort to the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP),..
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At best, EU summit can grant tentative approval of any Brexit deal

Any approval by European Union leaders at their Thursday-Friday summit in Brussels of a last-minute Brexit deal could only be conditional on the British House of Commons approving it later, three..
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UK cabinet to get Brexit talks update on Sunday

Britain's cabinet will be briefed on the current state of Brexit negotiations at 1145 GMT on Sunday, House of Commons Leader Jacob Rees-Mogg told Sky News.
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UK's Rees-Mogg: Government does not need to apologize to Queen Elizabeth

The British government does not need to apologize to Queen Elizabeth over the decision to ask her to suspend parliament, leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg said on Monday.
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UK's Rees-Mogg: DUP backing will bring in support for Brexit deal

Conservative and opposition lawmakers will likely vote through any Brexit deal that Prime Minister Johnson secures if the Northern Irish DUP party support it, Britain's House of Commons leader Jacob..
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UK government discussing the timing of Queen's Speech

The British government is discussing the timing of a Queen's Speech with parliamentary authorities, the leader of the House of Commons, Jacob Rees-Mogg, said on Thursday.
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UK parliament speaker says election cannot happen before October 31

The speaker of Britain's House of Commons John Bercow said on Thursday that, under existing rules, a national election could not be held before the country is due to leave the European Union at the end..
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UK's ruling Conservatives to ask for parliamentary break to hold conference

Britain's ruling Conservative Party will on Thursday ask lawmakers to approve a short adjournment of parliament next week to allow the party to hold its annual conference, House of Commons leader Jacob..
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UK House of Commons to sit on Wednesday: Speaker Bercow

Britain's lower house of parliament, the House of Commons, will sit on Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament was unlawful, Commons Speaker John..
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UK Speaker Bercow says House of Commons must convene without delay

Britain's House of Commons must convene without delay, Speaker John Bercow said on Tuesday, welcoming a ruling by the Supreme Court that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament..
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Outgoing Speaker Bercow: would not rule out second Brexit referendum

Outgoing speaker of the British House of Commons John Bercow would not rule out a second referendum to solve the country's Brexit impasse, he told an audience in Zurich on Thursday.
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UK parliament's speaker promises 'creativity' to ensure PM Johnson obeys Brexit delay law

House of Commons speaker John Bercow, has promised to use "creativity" to ensure Prime Minister Boris Johnson does not ignore a law which would prevent him taking Britain out of the European Union..
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Speaker Bercow, champion of Britain's parliament in clash with Johnson, bows out

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, champion of Britain's parliament in its move to rein in Prime Minister Boris Johnson over Brexit, said on Monday he would stand down, issuing a warning to the..
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UK parliament Speaker John Bercow announces he will quit

Britain's House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, who played a key role in the three-year Brexit crisis, said on Monday he would stand down from the role, issuing a warning to the government not to..
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UK government says parliament will vote on early election again on Monday

British lawmakers will on Monday hold another vote on a motion on whether to hold an early election, the leader of the House of Commons, Jacob Rees-Mogg said on Thursday.
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UK's Rees-Mogg says bid to block no-deal Brexit is constitutionally irregular

A bid by British lawmakers to take control of parliamentary time to try to stop Britain leaving the European Union without a deal is constitutionally irregular, leader of the House of Commons Jacob..
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UK parliament speaker approves emergency Brexit debate

The speaker of Britain's House of Commons, John Bercow, approved an emergency debate in parliament on Brexit put forward by a group of lawmakers who are seeking to block leaving the EU without a deal.
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Queen did not challenge suspension of UK parliament: Rees-Mogg

Britain's Queen Elizabeth did not question the government's request to suspend parliament for over a month ahead of Brexit, House of Commons Leader Jacob Rees-Mogg said on Thursday.
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UK says it is now up to EU: Insist on 'vassalage' and we leave without a deal

Britain's leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg said on Thursday it was now up to the European Union to decide if they were prepared to renegotiate a "reasonable" Brexit deal or force Britain..
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UK government dares Brexit opponents: Change the law or change the government

Britain's Leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg said lawmakers who want to stop a no-deal Brexit have two choices: change the law or change the government, and if they fail to choose, Britain..
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Britain's speaker aims to block parliament closure for Brexit: newspaper

The House of Commons speaker plans to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson from bypassing parliament to take Britain out of the European Union, the Telegraph newspaper reported on Wednesday.
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UK PM Johnson to make statement to parliament on Thursday

Britain's new prime minister, Boris Johnson, will make a statement to parliament on his priorities for government on Thursday, the office of the leader of the House of Commons said on Twitter.
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UK PM Johnson appoints Rees-Mogg as leader of the House of Commons

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appointed Jacob Rees-Mogg as leader of the House of Commons late on Wednesday, giving the prominent Brexit supporter his first ever government role.
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UK PM May fights back tears as she is applauded out of parliament

British lawmakers gave outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May a standing ovation as they applauded her out of the House of Commons chamber after her final, at times emotional, appearance as leader on..
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Brexit: May and Corbyn to Work Together on a Solution

brexit: may and corbyn to work together on a solution
by Simon Baxendale - The date for the UK to physically divorce the European Union has changed multiple times in a very short period. As British MPs struggle to find a consensus on what may be best for..
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Theresa May's Brexit Deal: Third Vote Blocked

theresa may's brexit deal: third vote blocked
by Simon Baxendale - Brexit is creeping ever closer, and it it still seems as though there is much work to be done if the deadline of March 29th is ever going to be reached without the prospect of a..
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Brexit Talks 'Deadlocked' Ahead of Crucial Vote on Deal

brexit talks 'deadlocked' ahead of crucial vote on deal
by Stephanie Boyd - Theresa May’s attempts to arrange a deal between the UK and the European Union with regard to Brexit have been well-publicized. However, with the proposed deadline looming..
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Brexit: Will the UK Have to Keep Paying the EU?

brexit: will the uk have to keep paying the eu?
by Simon Baxendale - Another week has gone by, and it has – as always – been another dramatic week for Brexit, and for UK Prime Minister Theresa May. In brief, May has managed to get..
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