UK Parliament

18 women in British Parliament won't seek re-election due to abuse, intimidation

However, Prime Minister Boris Johnson dismissed the threats of violence as 'humbug' during a parliamentary debate in September.

published on : 5th November 2019

UK PM Boris Johnson seeks December 12 election to break Brexit impasse

Parliament has already dealt Johnson a series of setbacks and derailed his promise to take Britain out of the EU by the end of the month, 'come what may.'

published on : 25th October 2019

UK MPs approve PM Boris Johnson's non-Brexit legislative programme

Parliament's lower House of Commons approved the proposal, which does not directly deal with the Brexit crisis, by 310 to 294 votes.

published on : 25th October 2019

Boris Johnson's Brexit Bill clears first Parliament hurdle

It effectively means his Brexit withdrawal agreement with the EU can become law, but they are yet to agree to push it through the Commons in three days.

published on : 23rd October 2019

Setback for Boris Johnson as British lawmakers vote to delay Brexit approval

At a special session of Parliament intended to ratify the deal, lawmakers instead voted 322-306 to withhold their approval until legislation to implement the agreement has been passed.

published on : 19th October 2019

UK Parliament in rare Saturday session for vital Brexit vote

Some lawmakers have other ideas, and may yet delay the final decision more than three years after British voters opted to leave the 28-nation bloc.

published on : 19th October 2019

Boris Johnson gets EU Brexit deal, next hurdle is Parliament

The deal found a way to avoid a hard border between Ireland, an EU member, and the U.K.'s Northern Ireland.

published on : 18th October 2019

UK MPs vote to hold rare Saturday session on Brexit deal

It would only be parliament's fifth Saturday session since the eve of World War II.

published on : 17th October 2019

British PM Boris Johnson promises 'fair' visa norms at heart of government agenda

Plans for tougher sentences for foreign criminals as well as violent offenders and legal targets for cutting plastic pollution were among some of the other major announcements made by the Queen.

published on : 14th October 2019

Boris Johnson apologised to the Queen over Parliament suspension

The Supreme Court rebuke has reportedly led to a breakdown of trust between Buckingham Palace and Downing Street.

published on : 29th September 2019

UK PM Boris Johnson loses new parliamentary vote, over party conference 

The vote could force the party to shorten its party conference, which is scheduled to last from Sunday to Wednesday or even cancel it altogether.

published on : 26th September 2019

UK MPs return to Parliament after bombshell court ruling

The UK Supreme Court judgement has hit Johnson's authority, prompting calls for his resignation and cast further doubt on his promise to pull Britain out of the EU on October 31, come what may.

published on : 25th September 2019

What does Britain's Supreme Court ruling on PM Johnson's Parliament suspension mean?

Johnson announced the behind-closed-doors suspension decision -- known as a prorogation -- on August 28 while most MPs were still away on their summer holidays.

published on : 24th September 2019

PM Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament was 'unlawful': UK Supreme Court

Opposition MPs and many members of  Johnson's own Conservative Party had accused him of trying to escape parliamentary scrutiny during a crunch phase ahead of the October 31 Brexit deadline.

published on : 24th September 2019

UK Supreme Court to rule on PM Boris Johnson's shutdown of Parliament

Johnson has refused to say whether he will resign if he is found to have broken the law or will seek to shut down Parliament again.

published on : 24th September 2019
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