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The team behind it has been largely female led - starting with Caroline Criado Perez, who initiated the campaign to have a statue of a woman erected in Parliament Square (having previously successfully campaigned to have the face of a woman put on a British bank note). Khan is keen to stress that there ...

When the Scottish Parliament congratulated the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their third child, Patrick Harvie tabled an amendment to the motion, which said that 30 per cent of other newborns born on the same day would be born into poverty. He suggested that “the scandalous level of ...
Downing Street is insisting that there will not be U-turn on the United Kingdom's membership of any kind of customs union with the European Union after ... But, of course, thanks to the Fixed Term Parliaments Act, there is no such thing as a “confidence issue” outside a very specific motion of no confidence.
A motion brought forward by Jeremy Corbyn, which stated the House of Commons has considered Parliament's rights in relation to the approval of military ... In its latest report, the Resolution Foundation estimates that if the decline in UK home ownership rates seen since 2000 continues, a third of people ...
Corbyn whipped Labour MPs to oppose the motion, suggesting parliament had been given the chance to scrutinise the UK missile strikes in response to the ... allowed a Labour motion saying MPs had “considered parliament's rights in relation to the approval of military action by British forces overseas”.
“It is in our national interest to prevent the further use of chemical weapons in Syria. We cannot allow the use of chemical weapons to become normalized — either within Syria, on the streets of the U.K. or elsewhere.” Parliament's emergency debate procedure allows a motion that chamber has considered ...
David Cameron became the first British prime minister to see his war plans foiled by parliament since 1782 when 30 of his own MPs in 2013 rebelled against the motion to bomb Syria. It was a humiliating and embarrassing moment but it reflected the weight of British public and political feeling against him.
As Theresa May weighs up what role - if any - the UK should have in military action against Syria, the question of parliamentary approval will need ... Jeremy Corbyn instructed Labour MPs to vote against the motion but 66 of his own MPs, including front benchers, voted with the government and the motion ...
Theresa May next week faces a show of defiance from MPs fighting to keep the UK in a customs union with the EU after 10 select committee chairs tabled a motion aimed at forcing a vote on the issue. Three Conservatives – Bob Neill, Nicky Morgan and Sarah Wollaston – are among the signatories to the ...


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