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VIDEO: Bercow to MP: Don't argue the toss

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 12:56
The Commons Speaker, John Bercow, cuts off a question from Lib Dem MP Greg Mulholland and tells him not "to argue the toss with the Chair".

Warning over benefits cap changes

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 12:54
A reduced benefits cap outside London could lead to lower benefit rates in Wales, Plaid Cymru claims.

MLAs draw up Nama deal witness list

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 12:16
Stormont MLAs meet to draw up a list of witnesses list to quiz over the Nama loan sale, with one referring to what went on as "a dirty scheme".

The Sunday shopping debate

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 12:08
Should shops be able to stay open longer?

VIDEO: English MP voting under scrutiny

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 10:35
UK government proposals to limit the voting rights of Scottish MPs at Westminster are debated in the House of Commons.

VIDEO: Sunday trading set to be extended

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 06:52
Shops in England and Wales could be open for longer on Sundays, under new plans due to to be unveiled by Chancellor George Osborne in Wednesday's Budget.

Unregulated loans 'costing farmers'

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 06:42
Financial regulations are out-of-step and have cost some farmers their homes and businesses, a Welsh MP claims.

VIDEO: Tony Blair: How I heard about 7/7 attacks

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 06:04
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair tells the BBC's Norman Smith how he first heard about the 7 July London attacks - which killed 52 people and the bombers.

Blair: Terror threat 'not going away'

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 06:00
On the 10th anniversary of the 7/7 bombings, Tony Blair issues a stark warning that the threat from Islamist terrorism has now reached "the edges of Europe".

'Endless holidays' not for former MP

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 03:34
Ex-Liberal Democrat MP David Laws takes on a new role after his election defeat, preferring to remain active than take 'endless holidays'.

Osborne could relax Sunday trading

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 03:23
Shops in England and Wales could be allowed to open for longer on Sundays, under plans to be unveiled by Chancellor George Osborne.

Landale: Osborne's Budget balancing act

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 02:49
Osborne eyes pain now for gain later

How did we get to this welfare state?

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 02:26
400 years of benefit crackdowns and moral panics

Dame Anne Begg: 'What do I do now?'

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 01:52
The UK's first wheelchair-using MP on life after politics

Children's early help 'cut by half'

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 01:10
Government funding of early intervention programmes for children and young people's services has been cut by £1.8bn over five years, say children's charities.

VIDEO: 'We do exist up here'

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 00:00
BBC News visits a technology incubator housing start-ups in Edinburgh, to find out what Scottish tech entrepreneurs want, ahead of the Budget in Westminster.

Major UK energy firms 'overcharged'

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 21:35
The big six energy suppliers have "overcharged" millions of energy customers to the tune of £1.2bn a year, the Competition and Markets Authority is expected to say on Tuesday.

Union's pupil budget squeeze warning

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 20:34
The amount of money spent on each pupil in Wales decreases for the first time in over a decade, according to the latest official figures.

VIDEO: What the Greek vote means for UK

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 20:19
The government will do "whatever is necessary" to protect the UK's economy against the fallout from Greece's bailout referendum, George Osborne has told MPs.

Urgent debate over English votes plan

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 17:56
The Commons Speaker grants an urgent three hour debate on Tuesday on the government's plans to introduce "English votes for English laws".