Member of parliament

Representative of the voters to a parliament

A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament. 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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'He was once a whip, he wasn't a very good whip,' speaker says of Greg Hands
Credit: Independent - Published 5 hours ago

MPs vote to take control of Commons business in unprecedented move to try to find majority for any Brexit option .
Credit: BBC News - Published 6 hours ago

Cabinet members have warned a new election is nearing as Theresa May lost grip on the Brexit process during another fraught night in parliament.
Credit: Independent - Published 6 hours ago

'Significant human rights concerns' raised on behalf of EU nationals in UK
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Exclusive: Rough sleepers say police cleared out tunnels around Westminster Tube station citing 195-year-old Vagrancy Act
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Letwin amendment would pave the way for 'indicative votes' on wide range of Brexit options
Credit: Independent - Published 18 hours ago

by Graham Pierrepoint -
Brexit is due to occur as of March 29th. That is, at present, still very much the plan. However, the UK’s proposed divorce..
21 hours ago • One News Page Staff
Commons bid to seize control dramatically torpedoed by Brexit secretary - as leading Tories deny plot to topple prime minister
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Philip Hammond has urged MPs of all parties to "get themselves together in a room" to find a solution to the Brexit crisis, admitting Theresa May's deal is..
Credit: Independent - Published 2 days ago

Presence of shadow ministers at major protest likely to add to pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to fully endorse Final Say vote
Credit: Independent - Published 4 days ago

Follow all the latest updates from Westminster live
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by Simon Baxendale -
If you have been paying attention to any news regarding the UK in recent weeks or months, you will likely know that the country’s..
4 days ago • One News Page Staff
Theresa May will once more urge MPs to back her deal after the EU says the UK's departure can be postponed.
4 days ago • BBC News
EU leaders from across continent says Commons must back deal to avoid crashing out
Credit: Independent - Published 5 days ago

Prime minister on defensive after MP warns 'If any harm comes to any of us, she will have to accept her share of responsibility'
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Prime minister accused of putting colleagues in harm's way with 'incendiary' speech
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The Brexit delay sought by Theresa May will be "conditional" on MPs voting to support her deal in parliament next week, the president of the European Council has..
Credit: Independent - Published 6 days ago

by Simon Baxendale -
Brexit is creeping ever closer, and it it still seems as though there is much work to be done if the deadline of March 29th is ever..
6 days ago • One News Page Staff
Office for Budget Responsibility predicts 'negligible' effect - warning 'uncertainty' will only be lifted after 'several years'
Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago

MPs told a further 'meaningful vote' will be ruled out of order if the motion is 'the same or substantially the same'
Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago

Backbenchers said deep party splits exposed by recent votes mean the prime minister's time is up
Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago

The chancellor also warns the PM's deal may not return to the Commons if it doesn't have MPs' support.
1 week ago • BBC News
The chancellor highlighted funding for Northern Ireland would be looked at soon as part of a scheduled spending review
Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago

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