Over two-thirds of Tory MPs have joined the Commons since 2010. Now they are starting to flex their muscles.
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The Speaker informs the House of Commons that it has become law.
Without that difference, Brexit would not have happened.
The by-election winner becomes the first Conservative to represent the area since 1935.
The Speaker also received support from Sir Edward Leigh and Paul Flynn.
The Fixed-term Parliaments Act is not an impenetrable barrier, but it does complicate things.
Only Corbyn could spark an anti-semitism row at an event about stopping anti-semitism. But he intends to hang on.
The current procedures are unsustainable, unbalanced and undemocratic.
It’s time for a Parliamentary prerogative to replace the Royal prerogative.
On English-only consent votes, the Conservative majority will leap to a whopping 104.
Despite early optimism about allies among the Opposition, no Labour MPs voted Aye.
It’s a varied list, from Graham Brady to Sir Richard Shepherd, and Tracey Crouch to Jacob Rees-Mogg.
Sir Malcom Rifkind MP: MPs from outside England should not be prevented from voting on matters before Parliament
On English bills, MPs with English constituencies should have a vote in a new Grand Committee. But the whole Commons should vote at Third Reading.
There’s no majority in the Commons for a pre-2017 referendum. All the Afriyie amendment can help achieve is to delay and thus endanger the bill.
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