Post Tagged with: "Commons"

May urges reform of procedures to tackle Commons abuse

October 29, 2017 1:11 pm0 comments
May urges reform of procedures to tackle Commons abuse

Theresa May has reacted to claims of harassment of staff by MPs by calling for new grievance procedures. In a letter to Commons Speaker John Bercow, the PM said the current House of Commons disciplinary regime lacked “teeth” and needed to be reformed. A mediation service should be set up […]

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Brexit: EU repeal bill wins first Commons vote

September 12, 2017 12:52 am0 comments
Brexit: EU repeal bill wins first Commons vote

Media playback is unsupported on your device The government’s bid to extract the UK from EU law in time for Brexit has passed its first parliamentary test. MPs backed the EU Withdrawal Bill by 326 votes to 290 despite critics warning that it represented a “power grab” by ministers. The […]

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FA reform: MPs pass 'no confidence' motion after House of Commons debate

February 9, 2017 11:19 am0 comments
FA reform: MPs pass 'no confidence' motion after House of Commons debate

A motion of “no confidence” in the Football Association has been passed by MPs debating the organisation’s ability to reform itself. While the motion is largely symbolic, MPs have warned legislation will be brought in if changes are not made. Sports Minister Tracey Crouch has said the FA could lose […]

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Commons to vote on Syria air strikes

December 2, 2015 1:23 am0 comments
Commons to vote on Syria air strikes

Syria vote: MPs to vote on whether to bomb IS targets 2 December 2015 From the section UK Politics Image copyright PA Image caption The US, France, Russia and several Arab nations are already bombing targets in Syria MPs will decide later whether to back UK air strikes in Syria […]

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