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The government has lost a record eighth vote in the House of Lords over its plans to severely cut and restructure the British welfare system.
The House of Commons debates the Welfare Reform Bill for the last time today, following a record seventh defeat for the government in the House of Lords last night.
A powerful new documentary on the United States' detention facility at Guantanamo Bay has been shown to MPs at the House of Commons.
British aid to India should tackle the discrimination which excludes many millions from mainstream Indian society, Christian Aid says.
“Are you for King or for Parliament?” I was taught at a tender age to ask the burning question of mid 17th century England as a means of assessing an individual's take on society. It seems apposite once again.
The engagement of UK forces in Libya without prior agreement from MPs has again raised the question of the need for parliamentary approval of military action.
Reform group Unlock Democracy has welcomed the new Supreme Court ruling that MPs are not protected by parliamentary privilege over expenses claims.
The Dissolution Honours List, made at the end of every Parliament to allow outgoing PMs to reward colleagues, has been described by democracy campaigners as a 'dishonours list'.
The content of the Queen's speech is easily accessed in a digital age. The 23 Bills which it unveiled will be analysed and debated at length in the coming days and weeks.
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The Electoral Reform Society is to aunch a major report into the conduct of the EU referendum next Thursday (1September 2016).
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