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Brexit extension bill passes by one vote

Theresa May will have to ask for an extension to Article 50 in order to avoid no deal after MPs supported the bill by a majority of one vote last night.

PMQs summary (Wed 3rd Apr, 2019)

PMQs today took place in the background of the more important event of the day: Theresa May’s closed door discussion with Jeremy Corbyn about a feasible cross-party way of implement Article 50.

May to meet Corbyn to discuss Brexit plans

The Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay confirmed that Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn will meet to discuss Brexit options today.

Report considers abolition of prison sentences under a year

A Commons report has called for the abolition of prison sentences under a year to be considered this week.

Cross-party bill could force Theresa May to request deadline extension

A group of MPs from both sides of the House has put a bill forward which, if successful, could prevent a Brexit with no deal. Chief among them is Labour MP Yvette Cooper who presented the bill earlier today.

Organisations respond to Labour pledge to "ban" privatising services

The Labour party have announced plans to heavily restrict the outsourcing of services dealing with vulnerable people. We spoke to a variety of organisations within the healthcare sector to assess their response.

How does the parliamentary Whipping System work?

With the role of the whips and the extent to which MPs defy them playing a crucial role in Brexit, The Parliamentary Review examines the the Whipping system as a whole, how it works and notable examples of its use.

Labour to support Customs Union and Common Market 2.0

Labour have announced they will whip their MPs to support a “Common Market 2.0”, a Brexit proposal that would see the UK remaining in the single market. They will also support a Customs Union and a confirmatory vote.

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