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#House Of Commons

From TheJournal.ie Ian Paisley Jr keeps seat as recall petition for by-election fails House Of Commons

Ian Paisley Jr keeps seat as recall petition for by-election fails

The petition followed Paisley’s failure to declare two family holidays that were paid for by the Sri Lankan government.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Ian Paisley's facing into a possible by-election ... he can be heartened by his likely re-election Read Me

Opinion: Ian Paisley's facing into a possible by-election ... he can be heartened by his likely re-election

As Ian Paisley Jr endures a 30-day suspension from the House of Commons, Thomas Muinzer writes that it’s likely he’ll win back his seat in a possible by-election.

From TheJournal.ie Ian Paisley Jr has been suspended from the House of Commons and the DUP Fighting On

Ian Paisley Jr has been suspended from the House of Commons and the DUP

The suspension follows Paisley’s failure to declare two family holidays that were paid for by the Sri Lankan government.

From TheJournal.ie Emotional Ian Paisley apologises for 'total failure' to disclose family holidays Sorry

Emotional Ian Paisley apologises for 'total failure' to disclose family holidays

Paisley said the statement came with “profound personal regret and deep personal embarrassment” .

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson tells House of Commons 'it's not too late to save Brexit' Brexit

Boris Johnson tells House of Commons 'it's not too late to save Brexit'

Johnson gave his first speech to the House of Commons since resigning earlier this month.

From TheJournal.ie Ian Paisley Jr suspended from House of Commons over paid Sri Lanka trips with his family Ceylon Farewell

Ian Paisley Jr suspended from House of Commons over paid Sri Lanka trips with his family

The trips included ‘business-class air travel and helicopter flights’.

From TheJournal.ie Constance Markievicz to be formally honoured at House of Commons today Role Model

Constance Markievicz to be formally honoured at House of Commons today

A portrait of the former Sinn Fein MP is set to be presented to the British Parliament later today.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May's Brexit plan criticised as a 'real blow' for London's finance sector White Paper

Theresa May's Brexit plan criticised as a 'real blow' for London's finance sector

The controversial plan prompted the resignation of chief negotiator David Davis and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May fends off 'Remainer' Tories on a no-deal Brexit vote House Of Commons

Theresa May fends off 'Remainer' Tories on a no-deal Brexit vote

MPs will vote on amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Bill to make upskirting an offence blocked after Tory MP shouts 'object' House Of Commons

Bill to make upskirting an offence blocked after Tory MP shouts 'object'

Other MPs were heard shouting “shame” after Christopher Chope’s interjection.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May wins a key vote on Brexit bill, but it comes at a price Deal Or No Deal

Theresa May wins a key vote on Brexit bill, but it comes at a price

The legislation is to cover what will happen in a ‘no-deal’ scenario.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May faces a series of crucial Brexit votes today in her own parliament Squeaky Bum Time

Theresa May faces a series of crucial Brexit votes today in her own parliament

Fifteen key amendments to Britain’s EU (Withdrawal) Bill will be put to a vote today.

From TheJournal.ie There is 'no evidence' to back up claim that an 'invisible border' is possible, MPs say Brexit

There is 'no evidence' to back up claim that an 'invisible border' is possible, MPs say

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee has its doubts about the UK government’s plans.

From TheJournal.ie Most people want Sinn Féin to sit in Westminster to vote on Brexit - but would it make a difference? House Of Commons
From TheJournal.ie David Davis admits UK hasn't produced any Brexit impact assessment as he's 'not a fan'

David Davis admits UK hasn't produced any Brexit impact assessment as he's 'not a fan'

Davis was called before the House of Commons Brexit committee after MPs expressed dissatisfaction in him.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is British direct rule' says SDLP leader, as Westminster passes North budget Budget

'This is British direct rule' says SDLP leader, as Westminster passes North budget

The Northern Ireland Budget Bill passed through the House of Commons yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Scottish junior minister resigns over 'inappropriate behaviour' Mark McDonald

Scottish junior minister resigns over 'inappropriate behaviour'

Last week, the UK’s defence secretary resigned following accusations of inappropriate behaviour against two journalists.

From TheJournal.ie House of Commons speaker condemns 'disturbing' allegations of culture of sexual harassment at Westminster United Kingdom

House of Commons speaker condemns 'disturbing' allegations of culture of sexual harassment at Westminster

Theresa May has ordered an investigation into the behaviour of one minister.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May wants to honour the first woman elected to House of Commons - republican Countess Markievicz Yaaasss Queen

Theresa May wants to honour the first woman elected to House of Commons - republican Countess Markievicz

Following querying from TheJournal.ie, it is unclear whether the Prime Minister was aware of who she would be celebrating when making the announcement this week.

From TheJournal.ie Irish government 'monitoring situation carefully' after UK Parliament cyber attack Cyber Attack

Irish government 'monitoring situation carefully' after UK Parliament cyber attack

Yesterday the House of Commons said it had discovered unauthorised attempts to access parliamentary user email accounts.

From TheJournal.ie The House of Commons has voted by 522 to 13 to hold a general election on 8 June Landslide

The House of Commons has voted by 522 to 13 to hold a general election on 8 June

Theresa May stunned the country yesterday when she announced her plan for an early vote.

From TheJournal.ie Britain's Foreign Office Minister tried to save London police officer Westminster Attack

Britain's Foreign Office Minister tried to save London police officer

Tory MP Tobias Ellwood has previously served in the British Army.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Four people, including police officer, killed in London attack House Of Commons

As it happened: Four people, including police officer, killed in London attack

A major security operation is continuing in the city.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Donald Trump will NOT be allowed address the British Parliament, speaker says Trump Dumped This post contains videos

Watch: Donald Trump will NOT be allowed address the British Parliament, speaker says

Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow said his resolve had hardened since the introduction of Trump’s infamous travel ban.

From TheJournal.ie 'A jaw-dropping gaffe': Jeremy Corbyn thinks PSNI man died in shooting incident What's That Now?

'A jaw-dropping gaffe': Jeremy Corbyn thinks PSNI man died in shooting incident

The officer sustained three shots to the arm in the attack and is alive and recovering.

From TheJournal.ie A copy of this painting from the House of Commons now hangs in Leinster House State Art

A copy of this painting from the House of Commons now hangs in Leinster House

It was painted in 1914 when the Home Rule Act became law.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm not a victim, I'm a survivor': MP gives powerful speech about being raped at 14 House Of Commons This post contains videos

'I'm not a victim, I'm a survivor': MP gives powerful speech about being raped at 14

A number of MPs were moved to tears when Michelle Thomson recalled the ordeal.

From TheJournal.ie "We've lost one of our very best" - UK parliament reconvenes to honour Jo Cox Tributes

"We've lost one of our very best" - UK parliament reconvenes to honour Jo Cox

The House of Commons was recalled especially to honour the Labour MP, who was murdered in her constituency last week.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian prime minister apologises for elbowing opposition MP Sorry This post contains videos

Canadian prime minister apologises for elbowing opposition MP

There was a heated exchange between Trudeau and leader of the New Democratic Party.

From The42 Mike Dean is 3,000 signatures away from being a potential House of Commons debate TOO FAR

Mike Dean is 3,000 signatures away from being a potential House of Commons debate

Over 97,000 fans and counting have signed the petition to stop Mike Dean from officiating an Arsenal game in future.

From TheJournal.ie Corbyn silences rowdy House of Commons by reading questions from the public Labour's Way

Corbyn silences rowdy House of Commons by reading questions from the public

The new Labour party leader said he and his team sifted through 40,000 questions from members of the public and he put some to the Prime Minister today.

From TheJournal.ie BBC apologises after saying deaf MP was asleep in middle of debate House Of Commons

BBC apologises after saying deaf MP was asleep in middle of debate

The image was shared widely on social media.

From TheJournal.ie Terminally ill welfare claimants are being asked when they think they're going to die Life Expectancy

Terminally ill welfare claimants are being asked when they think they're going to die

The claims have been made by English Labour MP Frank Field.

From TheJournal.ie MP says sorry for playing Candy Crush during committee meeting House Of Commons

MP says sorry for playing Candy Crush during committee meeting

And there will be an investigation – but not against Nigel Mills.

From The42 British MP makes bizarre claim that Mario Balotelli was at the House of Commons this morning Doppelganger

British MP makes bizarre claim that Mario Balotelli was at the House of Commons this morning

Italian was allegedly mistaken for a ’55 year-old dancer’.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Friday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Everybody’s talking about Enda Kenny’s ‘McNulty-gate’ apology, Helen O’Driscoll, and new bank bailout developments.

From TheJournal.ie British and Belgian politicians vote to join air strikes on Islamic State Terrorism

British and Belgian politicians vote to join air strikes on Islamic State

Speaking today, David Cameron told MPs “there is no more serious issue than asking our armed forces to put themselves in harm’s way to protect our country”.

From TheJournal.ie "Ich bin ein Palestinian" - UK MP faces storm for saying he would fire Gaza rockets The War At Home

"Ich bin ein Palestinian" - UK MP faces storm for saying he would fire Gaza rockets

David Ward is facing disciplinary action from his Liberal Democrat party.

From TheJournal.ie On this day in 1974 the IRA bombed the Houses of Parliament in London Past

On this day in 1974 the IRA bombed the Houses of Parliament in London

During the year, 1974, there was an extensive number of bombings carried out in the UK by the IRA.

From TheJournal.ie 'A closeness and warmth that once seemed unachieveble': Higgins' address to Westminster Historic First

'A closeness and warmth that once seemed unachieveble': Higgins' address to Westminster

In a speech to both Houses of Parliament, the President told members that Ireland and the UK “now look at each other through trusting eyes of mutual respect and shared commitments”.