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#House Of Commons

From TheJournal.ie 'Back me and sack me': How the British papers covered MPs 'taking control' of House Brexit

'Back me and sack me': How the British papers covered MPs 'taking control' of House

MPs have voted to seize control of parliamentary business in an unprecedented move that the government called “dangerous”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Take back control': MPs vote to hold series of Brexit votes on Wednesday At It Again

'Take back control': MPs vote to hold series of Brexit votes on Wednesday

A minister resigned in order to vote to hold indicative votes on Wednesday, a proposal which Theresa May opposes.

From TheJournal.ie Petition to reverse Brexit swells to 3.7m signatures, as Commons states that 96% of supporters are British Article 50

Petition to reverse Brexit swells to 3.7m signatures, as Commons states that 96% of supporters are British

The Commons petitions committee said that “approximately 96% of signatures on the petition were from the UK”.

From TheJournal.ie Nigel Farage begins 435km march against 'Brexit betrayal', but admits he won't actually finish it Leave Means Leave

Nigel Farage begins 435km march against 'Brexit betrayal', but admits he won't actually finish it

Around 100 Brexit supporters have joined the march from Sunderland to the House of Commons.

From TheJournal.ie 'One last roll of the dice': How Britain's newspapers are covering the vote to delay Brexit Article 50

'One last roll of the dice': How Britain's newspapers are covering the vote to delay Brexit

A vote in the House of Commons means Brexit may not be happening on March 29.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why Theresa May is set to risk another vote on her battered Brexit deal Third Time Lucky

Here's why Theresa May is set to risk another vote on her battered Brexit deal

It’s been a bizarre week – but does the prime minister finally have Brexiteers backed in a corner?

From TheJournal.ie MPs to vote on an amendment that calls for a second referendum this evening Brexit Means...

MPs to vote on an amendment that calls for a second referendum this evening

Four amendments have been selected for this evening’s vote on whether to request an extension to Article 50 from the EU.

From TheJournal.ie British MPs have voted against a no-deal Brexit. So, what now? Brexit

British MPs have voted against a no-deal Brexit. So, what now?

Chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier said today that one of the current risks is an ‘accidental no-deal Brexit’.

From TheJournal.ie As It Happened: MPs rule out no-deal Brexit in any circumstances after muddled House of Commons vote Deal Or No Deal

As It Happened: MPs rule out no-deal Brexit in any circumstances after muddled House of Commons vote

MPs are due to vote again today at 7pm – this time, it’s whether to rule out a no-deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie 'Croaky Horror Show': How Britain's newspapers are covering the latest Brexit defeat 16 Days To Go

'Croaky Horror Show': How Britain's newspapers are covering the latest Brexit defeat

A glum Theresa May features on many front pages this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May’s ‘improved’ Brexit deal defeated by 149 votes - here’s what happens now Thumping Defeat

Theresa May’s ‘improved’ Brexit deal defeated by 149 votes - here’s what happens now

We’ll have another vote tomorrow on the no-deal option, May told MPs after another heavy defeat.

From TheJournal.ie May says MPs WILL get to vote to extend Article 50 (but a few things have to happen first) Brexit

May says MPs WILL get to vote to extend Article 50 (but a few things have to happen first)

There could be three crucial votes in the House of Commons in as many days next month.

From TheJournal.ie Three Tories quit party to join breakaway ex-Labour MPs in Independent Group Brexit

Three Tories quit party to join breakaway ex-Labour MPs in Independent Group

Anna Soubry said her party had “shifted to the right”.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May suffers another Brexit defeat as MPs vote down motion Amendable Motion

Theresa May suffers another Brexit defeat as MPs vote down motion

Votes on amendments to Theresa May’s deal will be held today and possibly on 27 February, too.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May says UK still wants the backstop tweak, and tees up another vote Brexit

Theresa May says UK still wants the backstop tweak, and tees up another vote

A debate on the Brexit withdrawal deal was due to be voted on by tomorrow – as there’s been no change, that’s been pushed back.

From TheJournal.ie MPs don't want the Irish backstop. Europe won't budge. So now what? Explainer

MPs don't want the Irish backstop. Europe won't budge. So now what?

Another vote is promised by 13 February – if the Withdrawal Agreement isn’t approved then, it’s looking like a no-deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: UK parliament votes to bin the backstop and go back to renegotiate in Brussels Seven Deadly Amendments

As it happened: UK parliament votes to bin the backstop and go back to renegotiate in Brussels

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is going back to the EU.

From TheJournal.ie Ian Paisley Jr may be indestructible but he's increasingly becoming a sideshow Teflon

Ian Paisley Jr may be indestructible but he's increasingly becoming a sideshow

Revelations about the MP have been piling up of late.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May offers her battered Brexit deal to MPs again - so what's different? A Rose By Any Other Name

Theresa May offers her battered Brexit deal to MPs again - so what's different?

The Grieve and Cooper amendments are the most likely to gain the support of the House of Commons – so what are they?

From TheJournal.ie UK government to scrap £65 'right to stay' fee for EU citizens Brexit

UK government to scrap £65 'right to stay' fee for EU citizens

She said anyone who has already applied will receive a refund.

From TheJournal.ie 'There won't be a border because we don't want it!': What Brexiteers think of the backstop Border Lines

'There won't be a border because we don't want it!': What Brexiteers think of the backstop

We spoke to some Brexiteers outside Westminster about what they think of the ‘Irish protocol’.

From TheJournal.ie Standing still: At the end of a historic week, where exactly are we with Brexit? Brexit Means...

Standing still: At the end of a historic week, where exactly are we with Brexit?

Mary Lou McDonald says she told Theresa May over the telephone that a no-deal Brexit would mean a unity referendum in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How will today's no confidence motion play out - and what happens next? Theresa May

Explainer: How will today's no confidence motion play out - and what happens next?

The vote on Jeremy Corbyn’s motion is at 7pm tonight. May is expected to survive.

From TheJournal.ie Despite largest government defeat in modern British history, May looks set to survive confidence vote Brexit Stage Left

Despite largest government defeat in modern British history, May looks set to survive confidence vote

The Conservative Party and the DUP will back her, but Europe has warned “time is almost up”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Brextinct' and 'historic humiliation': UK papers lambast May after huge defeat Biggest Defeat

'Brextinct' and 'historic humiliation': UK papers lambast May after huge defeat

Criticism of the prime minister was scathing ahead of the confidence vote today.

From TheJournal.ie After tonight's shellacking, for how long more can Theresa May survive? Analysis

After tonight's shellacking, for how long more can Theresa May survive?

Her government suffered a monumental defeat.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to intensify preparations for a disorderly Brexit Commons Vote

Ireland to intensify preparations for a disorderly Brexit

A Government statement said it regretted the outcome of tonight’s House of Commons vote.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May's Brexit deal crushed in House of Commons by 432 votes to 202 Brexit Vote

Theresa May's Brexit deal crushed in House of Commons by 432 votes to 202

May now faces a no confidence vote in Westminster tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie All eyes are on Westminster again, but what can Theresa May do if her vote fails? Meaningful Vote

All eyes are on Westminster again, but what can Theresa May do if her vote fails?

Warning: this article contains a lot of ifs and buts.

From TheJournal.ie May tells MPs not backing her Brexit deal would be 'catastrophic' as Corbyn says he's ready for election Mayday This post contains videos

May tells MPs not backing her Brexit deal would be 'catastrophic' as Corbyn says he's ready for election

The House of Commons is set to vote on the deal on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie Brexiteers were furious with Westminster's House Speaker this week - so what's the latest row about? John Bercow

Brexiteers were furious with Westminster's House Speaker this week - so what's the latest row about?

A ‘Bollocks to Brexit’ sticker, an argument over the meaning of “forthwith” and fiery exchanges all make for an entertaining incident.

From TheJournal.ie 'She broke free and came home': UK minister says Lassie holds a Brexit lesson Jeremy Hunt

'She broke free and came home': UK minister says Lassie holds a Brexit lesson

Jeremy Hunt was responding to questions from a Labour MP who compared Brexit no-deal preparations to The Invisible Chain.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think MPs will back Theresa May's Brexit deal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think MPs will back Theresa May's Brexit deal?

A crucial House of Commons vote is taking place on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin seeks Downing St meeting after May makes backstop 'overture to DUP' Stormont Assembly

Sinn Féin seeks Downing St meeting after May makes backstop 'overture to DUP'

A white paper on Northern Ireland was published today, offering powers to the Stormont Assembly in relation to the Irish backstop.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May will have 3 days to present a new Brexit plan if her current deal fails Uncharted Territory

Theresa May will have 3 days to present a new Brexit plan if her current deal fails

She would then have a further seven days to put a motion to the House of Commons.

From TheJournal.ie May says MPs who don't back her Brexit deal risk damaging democracy House Of Commons

May says MPs who don't back her Brexit deal risk damaging democracy

The British Prime Minister is resisting calls for a second referendum on Britain leaving the EU.

From TheJournal.ie A Brexit bind: Here are the reasons why we haven't had a deal yet Stalemate

A Brexit bind: Here are the reasons why we haven't had a deal yet

There’s a Brexit deal on the table, but it looks increasingly unlikely that it will get through the House of Commons.

From TheJournal.ie A glimpse at UK's no-deal Brexit plan: 3,500 troops and fridges for medicines House Of Commons

A glimpse at UK's no-deal Brexit plan: 3,500 troops and fridges for medicines

“I’ve become the largest buyer of fridges in the world,” the British Secretary of State for Health and Social Care said.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May: second Brexit referendum would do 'irreparable damage' to integrity of British politics Brexit

Theresa May: second Brexit referendum would do 'irreparable damage' to integrity of British politics

The British Prime Minister will address the House of Commons today following a number of meetings in Brussels last week.

From TheJournal.ie From kidnapping to the Black Rod: Here are some weird House of Commons traditions Commons Sense

From kidnapping to the Black Rod: Here are some weird House of Commons traditions

Earlier this week, a royal mace was removed from its place in the House of Commons, prompting the expulsion of a Labour MP.

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