House of Commons of the United Kingdom
Lower house in the Parliament of the United Kingdom
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Labour turns up the heat over free school meals
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Chancellor announces financial help for Tier 2 businesses
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Deputy Labour leader accused of ‘scum’ insult during debate
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Boris Johnson departs 10 Downing Street ahead of PMQs
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Rishi Sunak departs Downing Street for Treasury Questions
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Hancock: 15-minute coronavirus tests ‘show real promise’
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Theresa May sounds no-deal Brexit security warning
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Starmer and Johnson clash over coronavirus 'circuit-breaker'
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MP learns of friend’s Covid-19 death and pays spontaneous tribute
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Hancock dismisses possibility of Covid-19 herd immunity
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Speaker’s Procession all wear face masks on entering Commons
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Commons Speaker left angered by Margaret Ferrier's actions
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MPs back controversial Brexit legislation
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Speaker leads House of Commons in tribute to Sergeant Matt Ratana
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Policing minister pays tribute to fallen officer
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Boris Johnson visits police as chancellor delivers statement
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Boris Johnson departs 10 Downing Street for PMQs
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Boris Johnson: Restrictions could remain for six months
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Johnson back at 10 Downing Street following cabinet meeting
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Gove: We don’t want to close hospitality
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Hancock announces £500 payment for people who self-isolate
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Hancock announces an extra £540m for the adult social care infection control fund
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Total failure of social distancing during House of Commons vote, claims MP
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Boris Johnson leaves Number 10 for PMQs
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Speaker John Bercow, UK parliament's Brexit umpire-cum-player, steps downHouse 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 parliament will have chance to vote on Monday for early electionBritish 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.
UK government not planning to debate Brexit deal law in parliament next weekBritain'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..
UK parliament to resume Queen's Speech debate on Wednesday: governmentBritain'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..
A vote against Brexit timetable is a vote against October 31 departure: UK governmentBritish 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..
UK can still get Brexit deal approved this month: parliament speakerThe 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..
Britain's Raab: we have the numbers to pass a Brexit dealBritish 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.
UK parliament speaker to rule on Monday if government can put Brexit deal to vote againThe 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.
UK parliament to debate Brexit deal on Monday: House of Commons leaderBritish 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.
UK parliament speaker selects Letwin amendment for voteThe 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..
Johnson told EU leaders he was relatively positive about Brexit deal passing UK parliament: officialPrime 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 cabinet to get Brexit talks update on SundayBritain'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.
UK's Rees-Mogg: Government does not need to apologize to Queen ElizabethThe 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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