Tag: MPs

80% of female MEPs suffered psychological violence

Four fifths of female members of the European Parliament faced some form of psychological violence, the European Institute for Gender Equality has said.

‘It’s unconstitutional to have government employed backbench MPs’

The practice of employing government MPs with the Government is unconstitutional, Commissioner for Standards in Public Life George Hyzler pointed out, adding that MPs should...

Johnson to accuse Labour leader of cowardice; PM’s brother resigns

According to sources speaking to the BBC, the UK Prime Minister is expected to accuse the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn of, ‘a cowardly insult...

No-Deal bill to be debated in UK House of Lords on...

A bill aimed at stopping the UK crashing out of the EU on October 31st with No-Deal, will go to the House of Lords...

‘They are hiding behind a procedure to avoid discussing No-Deal’s impact’

There are less than two months until the UK is set to leave the EU and the UK government has been granted the right to close Parliament for 5 weeks. The move comes at a critical point where the prospect of a No-Deal Brexit becomes more likely. For Simon Thomson, Head of Regional and International Media for the People’s Vote, that’s a sign of the government using Parliamentary procedure to avoid discussing how No-Deal will impact communities up and down the United Kingdom.

Make political profession full time to make it more accessible and...

Malta’s Union for Small and Medium Sized businesses supports the idea that politics should become a full time job that is accessible and flexible.MPGRTU...

Consultation on parliamentary equality reform extended

The Government has announced that it has upheld the Opposition’s demand for a longer consultation period on parliamentary reform equality.In a statement it announced...

Brexit: ‘If MPs can’t agree, the people have to decide’ –...

If UK MPs cannot agree on how the country leaves the EU, the people will need to decide, founder and CEO of the deVere...

Update 2: UK MPs reject all options in 2nd round votes

UK MPs have once again voted against all four options presented.Motion CThe Customs Union vote has come close with a margin of 3 votes.Ayes...

Gender with less than 40% representation gets 12 extra seats –...

The Parliamentary Secretary for Reform and Simplification of Administrative Processes, Julia Farrugia Portelli, has today launched a public consultation document which looks at increasing...