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#House Of Commons

From TheJournal.ie The North's only independent MP is standing down - get set for a potentially nasty battle for her seat Sylvia Hermon

The North's only independent MP is standing down - get set for a potentially nasty battle for her seat

Independent unionist Lady Sylvia Hermon is standing down as an MP.

From TheJournal.ie Lindsay Hoyle to replace Bercow as new Speaker of the House of Commons House Of Commons

Lindsay Hoyle to replace Bercow as new Speaker of the House of Commons

Bercow announced his resignation from the role in September.

From TheJournal.ie UK MPs are set to vote on John Bercow's successor as Speaker - here's how the process works House Of Commons

UK MPs are set to vote on John Bercow's successor as Speaker - here's how the process works

Labour’s Lindsay Hoyle and Harriet Harman are among the favourites to take on the role of Speaker.

From TheJournal.ie Last Orderrrrs: John Bercow's tenure as Speaker comes to an end today - here's why he's been such a controversial figure Bercowing Out

Last Orderrrrs: John Bercow's tenure as Speaker comes to an end today - here's why he's been such a controversial figure

Here a look back at the career of one of Westminster’s most divisive politicians.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson will try again today to get MPs to back an early December election Here We Go Again

Boris Johnson will try again today to get MPs to back an early December election

Johnson failed in his bid last night to get enough MPs to trigger a poll in December.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson will ask MPs to back 12 December election if EU agrees to Brexit extension Brexit

Boris Johnson will ask MPs to back 12 December election if EU agrees to Brexit extension

This comes as the EU is expected to formally announce its decision on an extension tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie 'Brexit is in purgatory': UK front pages react to last night's House of Commons votes Front Pages

'Brexit is in purgatory': UK front pages react to last night's House of Commons votes

The EU will now consider what kind of extension to offer the UK.

From TheJournal.ie What was tonight's crucial Brexit vote all about, and what happens now? Brexplainer

What was tonight's crucial Brexit vote all about, and what happens now?

Let’s untangle the confusing jumble of Brexit legislation, amendments and Commons votes.

From TheJournal.ie 'I hope I don't follow the fate of Michael Collins': Veteran Tory MP namechecks Irish leader in Commons debate The Big Fella

'I hope I don't follow the fate of Michael Collins': Veteran Tory MP namechecks Irish leader in Commons debate

MP Owen Paterson quoted Collins’ speech during the December 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty debates in the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie Johnson threatens to pull Brexit deal and call general election if MPs don't back his plans Another Late Night

Johnson threatens to pull Brexit deal and call general election if MPs don't back his plans

Two crucial votes this evening will determine whether Brexit is possible before 31 October.

From TheJournal.ie Crunch time for Johnson as he tries to push through Brexit bill in three days Brexit

Crunch time for Johnson as he tries to push through Brexit bill in three days

He faces the first hurdle this evening when MPs vote on the timetable for the bill’s passage through the parliament.

From TheJournal.ie House of Commons speaker under pressure to allow 'meaningful vote' on Brexit deal today Brexit

House of Commons speaker under pressure to allow 'meaningful vote' on Brexit deal today

John Bercow could block the attempt to allow MPs to debate on Monday because of parliamentary rules.

From TheJournal.ie Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans Crucial Vote

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans

The prime minister believes he has the numbers to push his withdrawal agreement through parliament.

From TheJournal.ie Johnson sends Tusk letter seeking extension - along with another one saying further delay would be a mistake Forced Hand

Johnson sends Tusk letter seeking extension - along with another one saying further delay would be a mistake

Johnson’s plans to pass a Meaningful Vote on his deal today have been scuppered.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Defeat for Johnson as MPs force him to seek Brexit extension Super Saturday

As it happened: Defeat for Johnson as MPs force him to seek Brexit extension

Boris Johnson has been defeated in his bid to get his deal through the House of Commons.

From TheJournal.ie Cries of 'shame' from MPs as Brexit secretary invokes memory of Mo Mowlam in Commons debate Brexit

Cries of 'shame' from MPs as Brexit secretary invokes memory of Mo Mowlam in Commons debate

One senior Labour MP described the tactic as “deeply offensive”.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is a momentous occasion': Boris Johnson urges MPs to back his deal ahead of knife-edge vote Super Saturday

'This is a momentous occasion': Boris Johnson urges MPs to back his deal ahead of knife-edge vote

Hardline Brexiteers in the ERG have indicated they intend to back the Brexit deal.

From TheJournal.ie Extension amendment threatens to scupper Johnson's hopes of 31 October exit Letwin Amendment

Extension amendment threatens to scupper Johnson's hopes of 31 October exit

The Letwin amendment could prove a major barrier to Boris Johnson’s plan to leave the EU on 31 October.

From TheJournal.ie There are three main differences between Theresa May's Brexit deal and Boris Johnson's one Brexit

There are three main differences between Theresa May's Brexit deal and Boris Johnson's one

Boris Johnson has been bullish about the UK leaving the EU on 31 October – will these changes help him?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will Boris Johnson's Brexit deal pass in the House of Commons? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Boris Johnson's Brexit deal pass in the House of Commons?

All eyes are on the DUP ahead of tomorrow’s vote.

From TheJournal.ie The Queen has approved another suspension of the UK's parliament Prorogued

The Queen has approved another suspension of the UK's parliament

House of Commons business will be suspended until next Monday.

From TheJournal.ie A look back at John Bercow - a divisive figure who embodies the Brexit-era politician House Speaker

A look back at John Bercow - a divisive figure who embodies the Brexit-era politician

From “Order! Order” to “Division! Clear the Lobby!” here’s a look back at the colourful House Speaker.

From TheJournal.ie 'Shame on you': Chaos in House of Commons as MPs attempt to block suspension of parliament House Of Commons

'Shame on you': Chaos in House of Commons as MPs attempt to block suspension of parliament

The five-week suspension of parliament began in the early hours of this morning.

From TheJournal.ie MPs vote to force UK government to disclose no-deal planning and prorogation communications Operation Yellowhammer

MPs vote to force UK government to disclose no-deal planning and prorogation communications

In a vote this evening, the motion was passed 311 votes to 302.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: No breakthroughs as Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar met in Dublin Brexit Live

As it happened: No breakthroughs as Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar met in Dublin

There’s still plenty more Brexit action to come today. Stay with us for updates.

From TheJournal.ie What happens during a prorogation ceremony? MONTH OFF

What happens during a prorogation ceremony?

The UK parliament is set to be suspended, but not before a formal ceremony.

From TheJournal.ie Boiled heads and chlorinated chickens: Standout quotes from an epically odd week on Planet Brexit Increasingly Strange
From TheJournal.ie How the Tory party lost its parliamentary majority to Brexit (and other rifts) How Bojo Lost His Mojo

How the Tory party lost its parliamentary majority to Brexit (and other rifts)

From Nick Boles’ speech after the indicative votes, to Dr Phillip Lee crossing the chamber this week, power has been ebbing away from Boris Johnson and the Tory party.

From TheJournal.ie House of Lords approves bill to seek three-month Brexit extension Snap Election

House of Lords approves bill to seek three-month Brexit extension

The legislation would ensure Britain does not crash out of the European Union if an agreement cannot be reached by 19 October.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson's brother just announced he's quitting as an MP and minister Jo Johnson

Boris Johnson's brother just announced he's quitting as an MP and minister

“In recent weeks I’ve been torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” he said.

From TheJournal.ie Bill to delay Brexit will pass through House of Lords tomorrow. What then? GE19

Bill to delay Brexit will pass through House of Lords tomorrow. What then?

There are 56 days until the current Brexit deadline.

From TheJournal.ie MPs reject Boris Johnson’s motion to hold general election on 15 October Brexit

MPs reject Boris Johnson’s motion to hold general election on 15 October

Members of Parliament earlier voted to delay Brexit in a bid to stop Britain leaving the EU without a deal.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: No early election as MPs vote to delay Brexit Brexit Live

As it happened: No early election as MPs vote to delay Brexit

It’s been a really odd day in Westminster – even by usual recent standards.

From TheJournal.ie A swear word and clapping in the Commons: Boris Johnson's first PMQs were an explosive affair Ah Here Here

A swear word and clapping in the Commons: Boris Johnson's first PMQs were an explosive affair

The usually smooth talker stumbled through his answers and let some things slip through this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Another Brexistential crisis: So what happens now? Benn Bill

Another Brexistential crisis: So what happens now?

Boris Johnson’s first Commons defeat as Prime Minister raises more questions on the long and winding Brexit road.

From TheJournal.ie MPs vote to take control of Parliament in effort to avoid no-deal Brexit Brexit

MPs vote to take control of Parliament in effort to avoid no-deal Brexit

The motion was passed by 328 ayes to 301 noes.

From TheJournal.ie As It Happened: Boris Johnson loses his majority as he addresses MPs for second time as PM House Of Commons

As It Happened: Boris Johnson loses his majority as he addresses MPs for second time as PM

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to call a general election if MPs pass a vote that would prevent a no-deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson will meet Leo Varadkar for talks on Monday Leo Varadkar

Boris Johnson will meet Leo Varadkar for talks on Monday

The British Prime Minister confirmed the meeting in the House of Commons today.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson to seek 14 October general election if MPs vote to block no-deal Brexit today Snap Election

Boris Johnson to seek 14 October general election if MPs vote to block no-deal Brexit today

Johnson met with ministers and ruled out another Brexit extension last night.

From TheJournal.ie The House of Commons returns today - what's Boris got planned? Playing House

The House of Commons returns today - what's Boris got planned?

Rumours of a general election to be held on 17 October engulfed the British political sphere yesterday – so what’s the PM up to?

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