Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government defused a rebellion on Wednesday over its sweeping powers to introduce coronavirus restrictions, promising angry lawmakers more say over the introduction over any new national measures.
Britain's freshly-elected parliament prepared on Friday to move past years of partisan wrangling and initially approve Prime Minister Boris Johnson's divorce deal with the European Union.
Long-serving Labour Party lawmaker Lindsay Hoyle was elected speaker of Britain’s House of Commons on Monday, taking up the job with a clear message: I’m not John Bercow.
Speaker John Bercow is set to shout order order for the last time in the House of Commons as his 10-year reign as Speaker comes to an end. He will preside over the business in the chamber one final time.
UK members of Parliament are due to vote this Monday on the government's call to have an election on 12 December. Boris Johnson said if the motion was approved, his Brexit bill would resume its progress through Parliament until that is dissolved on 6 November.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday offered parliament more time to scrutinize his Brexit deal if it agrees to hold a snap general election on Dec 12. The premier suspended debates on his EU divorce deal after MPs on Tuesday refused to rush it through parliament in time for the Oct 31 Brexit deadline.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson brushed aside yet another Brexit setback on Monday and sought again to ram through his EU divorce deal in time for next week's deadline. House of Commons speaker John Bercow shot down Johnson's second attempt on Monday to get MPs to sign off on his revised EU withdrawal terms.
The Sunday Times has reported that the European Union will delay Brexit until February 2020 if Prime Minister Boris Johnson is unable to get his deal past parliament this week.
Parliament has been sitting on a Saturday for the first time in 37 years to debate and vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal. MPs have supported a motion tabled by Independent MP Sir Oliver Letwin that “withholds approval” for Boris Johnson's Brexit deal until legislation implementing it has been passed.
Nicola Sturgeon has warned Labour MPs that it would be the “end” for the party in Scotland if they help pass Boris Johnson's Brexit bill. Scotland's first minister was speaking ahead of a special Saturday sitting of Parliament - the first in 37 years.