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House of Lords explained: Could the House of Lords be abolished? How it works

25 days ago   |   By Daily Express

BORIS JOHNSON'S Brexit deal has now cleared the House of Lords after briefly stalling in Parliament's upper chamber, paving the way for it to become law ahead of the January 31 EU exit date. Could the House of Lords be abolished?
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Brexit bill passes parliament as Johnson overturns Lords amendments

Brexit bill passes parliament as Johnson overturns Lords amendments

25 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Opposition MPs condemn government after defeat of Dubs measure on child refugees Boris Johnson's Brexit bill has cleared its last hurdle after the government overturned five House of Lords amendments to it, including one that would have restored the right of unaccompanied child refugees to be reunited with their families in the UK. The legislation is expected to gain royal assent within days after peers agreed to end the parliamentary “ping-pong” phase where it moves between the two houses until agreement is reached.
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Brexit under way: House of Lords BACKS DOWN after stand-off with Boris Johnson over Bill

Brexit under way: House of Lords BACKS DOWN after stand-off with Boris Johnson over Bill

25 days ago   |   By Daily Express

BORIS JOHNSON'S Brexit Bill has cleared Parliament, as the House of Lords admit defeat and finally vote to back the Bill.
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Emily Thornberry knocked out of Labour leadership race

Emily Thornberry knocked out of Labour leadership race

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EU's budget compromise stated as even WORSE option as deadlock remains

EU's budget compromise stated as even WORSE option as deadlock remains

DEADLOCK has remained in the European Union, as a proposal for the next long-term budget received a frosty reception. Read more ...

Two-year Brexit DELAY must be agreed by July 1 - EU document makes order to...

Two-year Brexit DELAY must be agreed by July 1 - EU document makes order to Boris Johnson

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Newslinks for Monday 17th February 2020

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Michelle Obama snub: Why Ex-Flotus WON'T follow daughters Malia and Sasha on...

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MICHELLE OBAMA recently opened up on being a mother to her two daughters in an interview with Oprah Winfrey, revealing the real reason she won't follow her daughters Malia and... Read more ...

House of Lords shock: Boris Johnson prepares major change for upper house

House of Lords shock: Boris Johnson prepares major change for upper house

BORIS JOHNSON'S aides have begun scoping potential new sites for the House of Lords in York, a Government source confirmed yesterday. Read more ...

BBC on the brink: Boris declares war on Beeb. but shock Tory rebels fight back

BBC on the brink: Boris declares war on Beeb. but shock Tory rebels fight back

BORIS JOHNSON was facing a Tory rift over the BBC last night after Downing Street sources raised doubts about the future of the corporation's TV channels and radio stations. Read more ...

Leo Varadkar's contradiction has ‘caught up with him' - by opposing Sinn Fein

Leo Varadkar's contradiction has ‘caught up with him' - by opposing Sinn Fein

LEO VARADKAR'S contradiction in supporting Sinn Fein in Northern Ireland but opposing them in the Irish Republic has now "caught up with him", according to Conservative MEP... Read more ...

Sturgeon MOCKS Johnson over Scottish independence surge - ‘He knows he can't...

Sturgeon MOCKS Johnson over Scottish independence surge - ‘He knows he can't block Scots!'

NICOLA STURGEON has insisted Boris Johnson is shaking in his boots about the prospect of Scots voting for independence in another indyref after his plan to bombard voters with... Read more ...

Sunday shows round-up: Could the Budget be delayed?

Sunday shows round-up: Could the Budget be delayed?

Grant Shapps - No 10 and 11 should be working ‘hand in glove' Sophy Ridge's first guest was the Transport... Read more ...