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Belleville Intelligencer
W. BRICE MCVICAR: Apology was overdueIt’s about time. Next week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to stand
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 2 hours ago
It’s about time. Next week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to stand in the House of Commons and make a formal apology for historic wrongs committed against Canadians because they were gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered. Canadians who... Read more
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guardian-series
Chancellor's budget gave 'nothing' to councils struggling with cuts, councillor blastsrestraints. Councillor Kam Rai, cabinet member for finance and support service
guardian-series / Posted 2 hours ago
restraints. Councillor Kam Rai, cabinet member for finance and support services, slammed Philip Hammond’s speech in the House of Commons, which he believes did not help the people of Redbridge. The criticism comes as Redbridge Council forecasts... Read more
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BC Local News
Secret ballot will determine if MP's abandoned vessels bill can proceedto proceed for debate. “This is historic and unprecedented. This is a tool tha
BC Local News / Posted 2 hours ago
to proceed for debate. “This is historic and unprecedented. This is a tool that’s never been used in the history of the House of Commons,” Malcolmson said. Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau introduced the Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Secret ballot will determine if MP’s abandoned vessels bill can proceedto proceed for debate. “This is historic and unprecedented. This is a tool tha
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 3 hours ago
to proceed for debate. “This is historic and unprecedented. This is a tool that’s never been used in the history of the House of Commons,” Malcolmson said. Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau introduced the Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous... Read more
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Scotsman
Kezia Dugdale’s I’m a Celeb opener ends in defeatDismay, and the other celebrity campmates were able to watch their attempts fro
Scotsman / Posted 4 hours ago
Dismay, and the other celebrity campmates were able to watch their attempts from green tiered benches matching those in the House of Commons. Flags were unfurled on each side of the benches depicting the candidates and the celebrities had to sit by... Read more
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Ekklesia
Liam Fox fails British father on death row in EthiopiaMinster earlier this month. Asked directly about the case of Andy Tsege by Lib
Ekklesia / Posted 4 hours ago
Minster earlier this month. Asked directly about the case of Andy Tsege by Liberal Democrat spokesman, Tom Brake, in the House of Commons on 23 November 2017, Dr Fox said only that his “official meeting with Ethiopian prime minister discussed the... Read more
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Daily Record
Five-old girl learns to walk and talk again after crippling brain conditionsister Bethany, three, has also been a great help in her recovery." The Kids C
Daily Record / Posted 5 hours ago
sister Bethany, three, has also been a great help in her recovery." The Kids Count Inspiration Awards takes place at the House of Commons, where inspirational young people are recognised in Parliament. Annabelle is nominated in the 'Inspire the... Read more
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ABC News
Jailed UK mother to face second charge of 'spreading propaganda' in Iranian courton Nov. 1, the case came on the spotlight again when British Foreign Minister J
ABC News / Posted 8 hours ago
on Nov. 1, the case came on the spotlight again when British Foreign Minister Johnson surprised everyone at the House of Commons by saying that Nazanin has been teaching journalism in Iran. "She was simply teaching people journalism, as... Read more
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CBC.ca
Cellphone companies may need 'encouragement' to better protect privacy: ministerhow those experts tracked his movements for days and recorded his calls was "pr
CBC.ca / Posted 10 hours ago
how those experts tracked his movements for days and recorded his calls was "pretty creepy." On Thursday, he stood in the House of Commons and called on the government to do more. "What we need is leadership and legislation from this federal... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Bisi Bengaluru: 1131 reasons for a tipple!green beckoning on a virtual screen, and the 'holes' were elusive, you might be
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 12 hours ago
green beckoning on a virtual screen, and the 'holes' were elusive, you might be luckier. The company that is known for House of Commons in HSR and Koramangala, is foraying into the Indiranagar precinct. Director Dilip Nair, explains, "We have... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP files ‘historic appeal’ to save proposed legislationNanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson filed a “historic appeal” on Thursday to
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 15 hours ago
Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson filed a “historic appeal” on Thursday to have all members of the House of Commons decide by secret ballot whether her private member’s bill will be debated and voted on next month. A House of Commons procedural... Read more
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The Ladysmith Chronicle
Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP files ‘historic appeal’ to save proposed legislationNanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson filed a “historic appeal” on Thursday to
The Ladysmith Chronicle / Posted 16 hours ago
Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson filed a “historic appeal” on Thursday to have all members of the House of Commons decide by secret ballot whether her private member’s bill will be debated and voted on next month. A House of Commons procedural... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns slams government for keeping thousands of spilled aquaculture bags a secretIslands yet, for some reason, the Tseshaht First Nation and other local groups
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 16 hours ago
Islands yet, for some reason, the Tseshaht First Nation and other local groups were never notified,” Johns said in the House of Commons on Wednesday. He said the leaked Parks Canada memo suggested the spilled bags were not immediately made... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns slams government for keeping thousands of spilled aquaculture bags a secretIslands yet, for some reason, the Tseshaht First Nation and other local groups
Alberni Valley News / Posted 16 hours ago
Islands yet, for some reason, the Tseshaht First Nation and other local groups were never notified,” Johns said in the House of Commons on Wednesday. He said the leaked Parks Canada memo suggested the spilled bags were not immediately made... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns slams government for keeping thousands of spilled aquaculture bags a secretIslands yet, for some reason, the Tseshaht First Nation and other local groups
Comox Valley Record / Posted 16 hours ago
Islands yet, for some reason, the Tseshaht First Nation and other local groups were never notified,” Johns said in the House of Commons on Wednesday. He said the leaked Parks Canada memo suggested the spilled bags were not immediately made... Read more
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Scotsman
Will Nicola Sturgeon raise income tax in Scottish Budget?Almost exactly a day on from Philip Hammond’s big Budget speech in the House of
Scotsman / Posted 19 hours ago
Almost exactly a day on from Philip Hammond’s big Budget speech in the House of Commons, the finer points are still being fought over by politicians and journalists of all stripes. In Scotland, however, attention turned almost immediately after the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Fury as 'ignorant' Tory MP says people have 'thousands more in their pockets'more in their pockets than they had under the Labour government." Labour MPs h
Daily Mirror / Posted 21 hours ago
more in their pockets than they had under the Labour government." Labour MPs howled in protest at the comment in the House of Commons, which Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell said showed "ignorance". And the organiser of the Taunton Foodbank... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Sexual violence specialist brought into parliament after harassment allegations are made against MPsto make MPs more directly accountable for alleged harassment was blocked. Curr
Daily Telegraph / Posted 21 hours ago
to make MPs more directly accountable for alleged harassment was blocked. Currently staff directly employed by the House of Commons are governed by a “respect” policy. However, when Kathryn Hudson, the Commissioner for Standards, made... Read more
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metro
Why we need to replace MPs with ordinary peoplein parliament, it’s that some people in the Palace of Westminster are clearly d
metro / Posted yesterday
in parliament, it’s that some people in the Palace of Westminster are clearly drunk on power. UK politicians in the House of Commons and in the House of Lords have long been accused of being ‘out of touch’ and not really understanding the... Read more
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Bolton News
MP 'sets the record straight' on claims Government does not recognise that animals have feelingsfurther." The clause, which was tabled by Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
further." The clause, which was tabled by Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas, was defeated by 313 votes to 48 in the House of Commons after Labour abstained. Environment Secretary Michael Gove said: "This Government is committed to the very... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Budget 2017: What will stamp duty changes mean for housing market?be logged in. Chancellor Philip Hammond holding his red ministerial box outsid
Newham Recorder / Posted yesterday
be logged in. Chancellor Philip Hammond holding his red ministerial box outside 11 Downing Street before heading to the House of Commons to deliver his budget. Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire When does stamp duty generally apply? If you are... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Budget 2017: What will stamp duty changes mean for housing market?be logged in. Chancellor Philip Hammond holding his red ministerial box outsid
Romford Recorder / Posted yesterday
be logged in. Chancellor Philip Hammond holding his red ministerial box outside 11 Downing Street before heading to the House of Commons to deliver his budget. Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire When does stamp duty generally apply? If you are... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Budget 2017: What will stamp duty changes mean for housing market?be logged in. Chancellor Philip Hammond holding his red ministerial box outsid
Ilford Recorder / Posted yesterday
be logged in. Chancellor Philip Hammond holding his red ministerial box outside 11 Downing Street before heading to the House of Commons to deliver his budget. Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire When does stamp duty generally apply? If you are... Read more
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CBC.ca
Chief Liberal Party fundraiser tied to $8M loan to offshore trust in Cayman Islandsall the money that Stephen Bronfman raised for the Liberals?" Conservative fina
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
all the money that Stephen Bronfman raised for the Liberals?" Conservative finance critic Pierre Poilievre asked in the House of Commons. The Liberal Party of Canada's chief fundraiser, Stephen Bronfman, attends the party's caucus retreat in... Read more
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birminghammail
This is why the outlook for family finances is WORSE after the Budgetthe coming years set to heap pressure on low-income families.Chancellor Philip
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
the coming years set to heap pressure on low-income families.Chancellor Philip Hammond after delivering his Budget in the House of Commons (Image: PA) Resolution Foundation director Torsten Bell said: "The Chancellor has been handed a massive... Read more
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Scotsman
Biggest risk to UK economy hardly mentioned in Budgetpolicies and even cheekily pinch some of Jeremy Corbyn’s oft-derided clothes.
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
policies and even cheekily pinch some of Jeremy Corbyn’s oft-derided clothes. But, hardly noticed in the corner of the House of Commons, lurked an elephant – maybe more of a mammoth – that cast a shadow over the proceedings. And that giant... Read more
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Football365
Interviewing a rarity: Political footballer David Wheelerthird part of his Twitter bio), in the campaign to overhaul British democracy a
Football365 / Posted yesterday
third part of his Twitter bio), in the campaign to overhaul British democracy and bring proportional representation to the House of Commons. “It’s something I strongly believe in. It would change politics for the better and make it more inclusive,... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Budget 2017: Stamp duty cut for first time buyers as minimum wage to rise2017: Stamp duty cut for first time buyers as minimum wage to rise Chancellor
The Ham&High Network / Posted yesterday
2017: Stamp duty cut for first time buyers as minimum wage to rise Chancellor Philip Hammond delivers his budget in the House of Commons Picture: PA Wire First time buyers will benefit from not having to pay stamp duty on homes costing £300,000... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
BUDGET 2017: What will stamp duty changes mean for housing market?housing market. Chancellor Philip Hammond holding his red ministerial box outs
The Ham&High Network / Posted yesterday
housing market. Chancellor Philip Hammond holding his red ministerial box outside 11 Downing Street before heading to the House of Commons to deliver his budget. Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire When does stamp duty generally apply? If you are... Read more
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Ekklesia
Inquiry into UK childhood food insecurity launchedled by Sharon Hodgson MP, Chair of the School Food APG and has cross-party supp
Ekklesia / Posted yesterday
led by Sharon Hodgson MP, Chair of the School Food APG and has cross-party support from both the House of Lords and the House of Commons. The inquiry will build on the Feeding Britain report in 2014 to investigate child food security in depth.... Read more
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Daily Record
Sturgeon dismisses Hammond's £2bn for Scotland as "smoke and mirrors"two organisations – formed from the merger of the previous regional forces – wo
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
two organisations – formed from the merger of the previous regional forces – would be subject to the charge. He told the House of Commons: “The SNP knew the rules, they knew the consequences of introducing these bodies and they ploughed ahead... Read more
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The Irish Times
Gloss taken off UK budget as OBR rains on Hammond’s paradefirst-time buyers up to £300,000 – would be its most newsworthy feature. But h
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
first-time buyers up to £300,000 – would be its most newsworthy feature. But his revelation soon after he stood up in the House of Commons that Britain’s economic growth forecasts have been downgraded cast a shadow over the rest of his... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sunderland 'has the vision and leadership' to be City of Culture 2021John Glen, a Minister in the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, praised t
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
John Glen, a Minister in the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, praised the city’s bid in the House of Commons. But he dropped no hints about the eventual winner of the accolade, saying other bids on the shortlist of five were also... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
We must not rush to judge those accused of abusetriggered a tsunami of allegations, in all sectors of society - from the entert
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
triggered a tsunami of allegations, in all sectors of society - from the entertainment industry all the way to Britain's House of Commons. In many instances, victims are coming forward after several years of silence because the climate has... Read more
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The Age
We must not rush to judge those accused of abusetriggered a tsunami of allegations, in all sectors of society - from the entert
The Age / Posted yesterday
triggered a tsunami of allegations, in all sectors of society - from the entertainment industry all the way to Britain's House of Commons. In many instances, victims are coming forward after several years of silence because the climate has... Read more
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Canberra Times
Tories deny Brexit to blame for dramatic cuts to UK's economic growth forecastson the housing ladder is not just a dream of your parents' past but a reality f
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
on the housing ladder is not just a dream of your parents' past but a reality for your future," the chancellor told the House of Commons. Hammond also sought to put the environment at the centre of the government's economic plan, announcing... Read more
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BC Local News
Health Canada hints at government's plans for legal potdepartment’s so-called consultation paper is now open to public feedback for th
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
department’s so-called consultation paper is now open to public feedback for the next two months. Speaking outside the House of Commons, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor said the government is studying other proposals including a... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Senator at home in Orilliaand it also helps me see the process from start to finish.” The Senate schedul
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
and it also helps me see the process from start to finish.” The Senate schedule is, generally speaking, aligned with the House of Commons schedule. That means senators don’t typically sit in January or July and August. But when Senate is in... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Senator at home in Orilliaand it also helps me see the process from start to finish.” The Senate schedul
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
and it also helps me see the process from start to finish.” The Senate schedule is, generally speaking, aligned with the House of Commons schedule. That means senators don’t typically sit in January or July and August. But when Senate is in... Read more
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CBC.ca
Hackers only needed a phone number to track this man's cellphonehow well Canadian cellphone networks would fare and asked Dubé to be part of a
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
how well Canadian cellphone networks would fare and asked Dubé to be part of a demonstration. Dubé, the vice-chair of the House of Commons standing committee on public safety and national security, went to the mall and picked up a new phone for... Read more
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WA Today
Tories deny Brexit to blame for dramatic cuts to UK's economic growth forecastson the housing ladder is not just a dream of your parents' past but a reality f
WA Today / Posted yesterday
on the housing ladder is not just a dream of your parents' past but a reality for your future," the chancellor told the House of Commons. Hammond also sought to put the environment at the centre of the government's economic plan, announcing... Read more
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The Age
Tories deny Brexit to blame for dramatic cuts to UK's economic growth forecastson the housing ladder is not just a dream of your parents' past but a reality f
The Age / Posted yesterday
on the housing ladder is not just a dream of your parents' past but a reality for your future," the chancellor told the House of Commons. Hammond also sought to put the environment at the centre of the government's economic plan, announcing... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Tories deny Brexit to blame for dramatic cuts to UK's economic growth forecastson the housing ladder is not just a dream of your parents' past but a reality f
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
on the housing ladder is not just a dream of your parents' past but a reality for your future," the chancellor told the House of Commons. Hammond also sought to put the environment at the centre of the government's economic plan, announcing... Read more
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The Irish Times
Inquiry told tariffs against Bombardier threaten thousands of jobs800 suppliers in Ireland and the UK, trade union leaders have warned. Represen
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
800 suppliers in Ireland and the UK, trade union leaders have warned. Representatives from the Unite trade told a new House of Commons inquiry in London that the US department of commerce decision to impose trade tariffs totalling 300 per cent... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Support groups say Trudeau apology a first stepof local transgender support groups are applauding Prime Minister Justin Trudea
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted yesterday
of local transgender support groups are applauding Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s promise to make a formal apology in the House of Commons for historic wrongs committed against Canadians because they were gay, lesbian, bisexual or... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Budget 2017: Chancellor labels productivity “disappointing” as economic forecasts are downgradedproductivity “disappointing” as economic forecasts are downgraded Chancellor P
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
productivity “disappointing” as economic forecasts are downgraded Chancellor Philip Hammond delivers his Budget in the House of Commons. Picture: PA Wire. A downgrade of economic predictions and “disappointing” productivity performance cast an... Read more
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Scotsman
Budget 2017: What does the budget mean for Scotland?Philip Hammond has made his budget speech in the House of Commons. Now the anal
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
Philip Hammond has made his budget speech in the House of Commons. Now the analysis of what it really means can begin. For Scotland, there were a number of headline points as the UK Government delivered its first major financial statement since the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Furious Corbyn lashes out at Tory MP who 'tells him he should be in care'older people "aren't receiving the care they need". Sources dispute exactly wh
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
older people "aren't receiving the care they need". Sources dispute exactly what was said, or who said it, because the House of Commons chamber was so rowdy at the time. But one senior Labour source told the Mirror the heckler on the Tory... Read more
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Fortune
The U.K. Is Spending $4 Billion Just to Get Ready for Brexit‘divorce settlement’. Treasury chief Philip Hammond outlined the new provision
Fortune / Posted yesterday
‘divorce settlement’. Treasury chief Philip Hammond outlined the new provisions in his annual budget statement to the House of Commons Wednesday, and said he would allocate “more if necessary.” The move is a nod to those in the ruling... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Budget 2017: Chancellor promises to revive the “dream of home ownership” with housebuilding pledgesof financial support for housebuilders, and spending more on training for the c
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
of financial support for housebuilders, and spending more on training for the construction industry. Mr Hammond told the House of Commons he wanted young people to be able to aspire to home ownership as generations before them had done, adding:... Read more
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