Surprise Tory motion sends a bill against conversion therapy through Commons

Conservative leader Erin O’Toole is questioning the government during Question Time in the House of Commons on November 25.Adrian Wyld / The Canadian Press The House of Commons has unanimously approved a proposal from the Conservative Party to speed up legislation banning conversion therapy. The unexpected move on Wednesday, which resulted in cheers and applause … Read more

Surprise Tory motion sends a bill against conversion therapy through Commons

Conservative leader Erin O’Toole is questioning the government during Question Time in the House of Commons on November 25.Adrian Wyld / The Canadian Press The House of Commons has unanimously approved a proposal from the Conservative Party to speed up legislation banning conversion therapy. The unexpected move on Wednesday, which resulted in cheers and applause … Read more

Jacob Rees-Mogg investigated for ‘failure to declare £ 6 million in loan’ from his firm

His executive loans totaled £ 2.94 million in 2018, £ 2.3 million in 2018-19 and £ 701,513 in 2019-20, Companies House documents show. He paid no interest on a director loan taken out in 2018 and subsequently paid £ 46,915 and £ 2,030 on additional loans in 2018-19 and 2019-2020 respectively. There is no mention … Read more

PMQs LIVE: Boris Johnson faces Keir Starmer as leaked report warns Omicron could trigger ‘big wave’

B Oris Johnson was accused of “ignoring the wise man’s advice” on the Prime Minister’s question after a leaked report called on ministers to tighten travel restrictions to combat the Omicron variant. The report warned that the Omicron variant could trigger a “very large wave” of infections and called on the Prime Minister to introduce … Read more

‘Tone of Corruption’: O’Toole, Singh targets Trudeau over trontale – National

Party leaders sounded as if they were still on the campaign track on Tuesday as they gave speeches in response to last week’s throne speech. Conservative leader Erin O’Toole and NDP leader Jagmeet Singh took turns pointing out the Canadians they said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was ignoring when he began his third term. Read … Read more

Let’s vote on new Covid restrictions on Tuesday, restless Tory backers call on Prime Minister

Tory lockdown critics are demanding a vote on the new Covid restrictions on Tuesday after Sajid Javid said MPs may not have a say until mid-December. The amendments to the rules, which will bring back a mask mandate for certain sectors and tighten the border, will be presented to Parliament on Monday and will enter … Read more

The House of Commons is voting to return to Parliament’s hybrid model by mid-2022 – National

In a crowded lower house, MPs voted on Thursday to extend a hybrid format of parliament until mid-2022 to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The proposal to return to the hybrid model, which means MPs can participate in ballots or debates virtually from home, if they so choose, went from 180 to 140. The Left … Read more

Labor says Johnson breaks election promise with army reorganization – British politics live | Politics

I would have stayed in the Army if it had looked like that. But I was in an army that I think was eroded. The equipment did not work completely. The biggest adventure you had was probably to go to Northern Ireland every two years, but it was about as far as it got. Hong … Read more

Starmer says Boris Johnson’s social care plans are a ‘complete betrayal’ of northern England – UK politics live | Politics

How does someone in Redcar, where the average house price is £ 133,000, or Bishop Auckland, where it is £ 125,000, realistically raise the £ 86,000 without selling their house? I think most would say “of course I’ll have to sell my house to pay that kind of money”. You will need to defer payment … Read more

Trudeau says BC floods show that climate change impacts have arrived ‘faster than expected’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the extreme weather seen this year in British Columbia and other parts of Canada shows that the effects of climate change have arrived “faster than expected.” Speaking during an emergency debate in the House of Commons on Wednesday night, Trudeau thanked the efforts of local, provincial and federal first aiders … Read more