House of CommonsThe Speaker John Bercow has announced that he will stand down. He said that he would stand down either at the end of this Parliamentary session, or on October 31 2019. Listen to his statement now
House of CommonsHouse of Commons votes against the Prime Minister's motion for an early general election by 298 to 56.
Under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act two thirds of MPs (434) would have had to vote for the motion.
Find out more about the Fixed-term Parliaments Act
House of Commons"To gamble, you should be an adult."
@tom_watson responds to a statement from @mimsdavies on lottery regulations. The Government has announced it plans to launch a consultation on increasing the age limit to play the National Lottery.
Digital version of Erskine May's treatise on the Law, privileges, proceedings and usage of Parliament (twenty-fifth edition, 2019).
House of CommonsToday sees #ErskineMay, the authoritative text on parliamentary law and practice, available online for the first time.
If you've ever been curious about the evolution of parliamentary convention, or how things run today, start here!
There have been significant advances in facial recognition and biometric technology in recent years. Darren Jones MP argues that there is not enough clarity in the law as to how this information is...
House of CommonsWould you consent to the police scanning your face in a crowd to check you're not a criminal?
Leave a comment on our Facebook post about @darrenpjones' debate on #biometrics and #FacialRecognition next week. He'll use the comments to inform his speech.
House of Commons"What counts is actions", @claireperrymp sets out the Government's position on #climatechange. After a week of headlines on environmental action, the Government is making a statement in the Commons.