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General Election: The MPs standing down

Following Boris Johnson’s announcement that he will push for a December 12 election, we have collated a list of all the MPs who have announced they will stand down at the next election.

EU agrees Brexit delay but does not set date

The European Commission has announced that the EU have agreed to a delay to Brexit but will not announce the length of the delay until next week.

MPs approve Queen’s Speech by slender majority of 16

A majority of 16 MPs was enough for the Queen’s Speech, outlining prime minister Boris Johnson’s domestic agenda for the new parliamentary session, to be approved in the House of Commons on Thursday.

Prime minister withdraws from Commons liaison committee

The prime minister has withdrawn from a panel of the chairs of select committees today, announcing he must "focus on delivering Brexit" instead.

No.10 calls for election as MPs reject Brexit deal timetable

MPs have voted in favour of Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan but rejected his timetable to push all relevant legislation through in three days.

Stormont assembly to be restored after members’ petition

Members of the Stormont assembly are to sit for the first time in almost three years, after 31 members signed a petition for recall in a bid to allow for scrutiny of a proposed change to Northern Ireland’s abortion laws.

SNP to push for Brexit extension and national poll

The SNP will call for a three-month extension to the Article 50 deadline in Saturday’s historic sitting in the House of Commons, paving the way for an early general election.

Johnson announces new Brexit deal

Boris Johnson has announced that he has reached an agreement with the EU over a new deal.

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