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A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the people who live in their constituency. In many countries with bicameral parliaments, this category includes specifically members of the lower house, as upper houses often have a different title. Member of Congress is an equivalent term in other jurisdictions.

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Johnson looks to defuse Tory rebellion over free school meals [Video]

Johnson looks to defuse Tory rebellion over free school meals

Boris Johnson is reportedly planning to increase funding for the poorestfamilies over Christmas in an attempt to head off a damaging revolt over freeschool meals. The Times quoted allies of the Prime..

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Community bands together to feed vulnerable children [Video]

Community bands together to feed vulnerable children

Volunteers in Skipton are putting together hundreds of food packages to feed vulnerable children during the half-term holidays. Donations have been flooding in from the local community after MPs voted..

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Venues step in to help Rashford school meals campaign [Video]

Venues step in to help Rashford school meals campaign

Cafes, pubs and restaurants across the country have stepped up to offer free school meals for local children during half term, after MPs rejected a campaign started by footballer Marcus Rashford. The..

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Pubs and cafes step in to help after MPs reject Rashford school meals campaign [Video]

Pubs and cafes step in to help after MPs reject Rashford school meals campaign

Cafes, pubs and restaurants across the country have stepped up to offer freeschool meals for local children during half-term, after MPs rejected acampaign started by footballer Marcus Rashford.

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MPs vote against extending free school meals into holidays [Video]

MPs vote against extending free school meals into holidays

A motion to extend the free school meal voucher scheme until Easter 2021 has been rejected by MPs. Tabled by Labour, Conservative MPs voted against the scheme 322 votes to 261. This comes after England..

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Rishi Sunak: Tier 2 firms eligible for cash grants [Video]

Rishi Sunak: Tier 2 firms eligible for cash grants

Chancelllor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced that businesses in Tier 2areas will receive further financial support. He told MPs: “First, I amintroducing a new grant scheme for businesses..

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MPs vote against move to support Marcus Rashford’s free school meals campaign [Video]

MPs vote against move to support Marcus Rashford’s free school meals campaign

England football star Marcus Rashford’s bid to extend free school meals overthe holidays was dealt a blow after MPs voted against the measure. Labour’smotion, which called for the scheme to be..

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Minister confirms South Yorkshire Covid restrictions [Video]

Minister confirms South Yorkshire Covid restrictions

Health minister Edward Argar has confirmed to MPs that South Yorkshire will enter Tier 3 lockdown from one minute past midnight on Saturday. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at..

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Bridget Phillipson: Employment support schemes 'have more holes than a Swiss cheese' [Video]

Bridget Phillipson: Employment support schemes 'have more holes than a Swiss cheese'

The chancellor’s employment support schemes “have more holes than a Swisscheese”, shadow chief secretary to the Treasury Bridget Phillipson hasclaimed. Responding, Rishi Sunak told MPs that “we..

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Michael Gove: Further Brexit trade talks meaningless unless EU changes position [Video]

Michael Gove: Further Brexit trade talks meaningless unless EU changes position

Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove said further trade talks would be“meaningless” unless the EU changes its position. In a Commons statementfollowing the conclusion of last week’s European..

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Gove: Further Brexit talks 'meaningless' unless EU change [Video]

Gove: Further Brexit talks 'meaningless' unless EU change

Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove has told MPs that further Brexit trade talks would be "meaningless" unless the EU changes its position. In a Commons statement following the conclusion of last..

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Theresa May sounds no-deal Brexit security warning [Video]

Theresa May sounds no-deal Brexit security warning

Theresa May poured scorn on Boris Johnson's post-Brexit security commitments as she warned of the dangers of a no-deal scenario. The former prime minister repeatedly said "what?" in disbelief and..

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NZ's next parliament will be most diverse ever [Video]

NZ's next parliament will be most diverse ever

[NFA] New Zealand's next parliament is set to be the most inclusive ever, with several people of color, members from the rainbow communities and a high number of women. Emer McCarthy reports.

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London moves into Tier-2 Covid-19 restrictions [Video]

London moves into Tier-2 Covid-19 restrictions

London has been moved into Tier-2 restrictions, the second-highest Covid-19 alert level, as cases continue to rise in the capital. Essex, Elmbridge, Barrow-in-Furness, York, North East Derbyshire,..

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'Vaccine expected early next year' says government minister [Video]

'Vaccine expected early next year' says government minister

Culture Secretary Oliver Downden has said it is "reasonable" to think that the UK will have a Covid-19 vaccine "towards the beginning of next year". He told MPs on the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport..

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PM suffers Tory rebellion over 10pm curfew [Video]

PM suffers Tory rebellion over 10pm curfew

Boris Johnson has suffered a Tory backbench rebellion over the 10pm hospitality curfew, amid a growing backlash against Government coronavirus restrictions. MPs approved the Government's new three tier..

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Nabanna Chalo: Kailash Vijayvargiya to move to court against action of West Bengal Police [Video]

Nabanna Chalo: Kailash Vijayvargiya to move to court against action of West Bengal Police

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Kailash Vijayvargiya slammed West Bengal government and police action against party members during 'Nabanna Chalo' rally in Kolkata. It is noted that West..

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'Nabanna Chalo' march: We'll go to court, says Vijayvargiya after Kolkata Police registers case against BJP leaders [Video]

'Nabanna Chalo' march: We'll go to court, says Vijayvargiya after Kolkata Police registers case against BJP leaders

Kolkata Police on October 09 registered a case against BJP national secretary Kailash Vijaywargiya, national vice president Mukul Roy, MPs Locket Chatterjee, Arjun Singh, Rakesh Singh, BJP leaders..

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French MPs approve return of looted artefacts to Benin, Senegal [Video]

French MPs approve return of looted artefacts to Benin, Senegal

French legislators have unanimously passed a law to allow the return of 27 African antiques stolen from Senegal and Benin about 150 years ago.

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Srinagar terror attack: CM Shivraj meets kin of slain CRPF jawan in MP's Rewa [Video]

Srinagar terror attack: CM Shivraj meets kin of slain CRPF jawan in MP's Rewa

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan met family members of slain Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan Dhirendra Tripathi in Rewa on October 07, who lost his life in a terrorist..

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MPs vote in favour of 'rule of six' regulations in England [Video]

MPs vote in favour of 'rule of six' regulations in England

MPs have voted in favour of Covid-19 regulations which enforce the rule of sixin England by 287 votes to 17, majority 270. The regulations are already inforce, with the motion offering a retrospective..

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Covid-19: Dushyant Chautala tests positive, urges his contacts to get tested [Video]

Covid-19: Dushyant Chautala tests positive, urges his contacts to get tested

Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday. Announcing it on Twitter, Chautala added that he was asymptomatic and feeling alright. The JJP leader also urged..

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