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Assembly set to be renamed Senedd, instead of Welsh Parliament

Image caption The assembly’s home in Cardiff Bay is known as the Senedd The National Assembly for Wales should be renamed Senedd, the presiding officer Elin Jones has said. She has ditched plans for the…

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Former MP killed in WWI finally added to Parliament’s memorial

Image copyright Lancashire County Council/Burnley Borough Council Image caption Gerald Arbuthnot was briefly MP for Burnley A forgotten hero has finally been remembered on Parliament’s World War One memorial. The marble installation recognises the sacrifice…


MP warns against allowing ‘Jimmy Savile situation’ in Parliament

Image copyright HoC A Labour MP has urged action to prevent a “Jimmy Savile situation” developing in Parliament. Jess Phillips said MPs, staff members, and others should be allowed to log concerns to allow patterns…


Voting for Welsh Youth Parliament opens

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMeg Escott says it will be a great opportunity for children to have their say Voting in the first ever Welsh Youth Parliament election will begin on…


Man jailed for trying to set Scottish Parliament building alight

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The sheriff said Swiatek’s behaviour was “dangerous and cavalier” A man who sprayed part of the Scottish parliament building with barbecue fluid has been jailed for 30 months. Piotr…


BBC Parliament programmes saved – but the BBC warns of further cuts

Planned cuts to programmes on BBC Parliament have been shelved. The corporation said in July that the TV channel would no longer make bespoke programmes but would still show live coverage when parliament is sitting….


MPs and peers get compostable cups as Parliament goes plastic-free

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There has been growing concern about the effects of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans Compostable cutlery, coffee cups, salad boxes and straws are being introduced in Parliament as…



Westminster car crash: ‘I saw a man driving towards Parliament’

An eyewitness to the crash said he saw the car ‘driving at speed’ into a bollard. Cyclists were hit in the crash and London Ambulance Service said it had taken two patients to hospital with…


Parliament car crash: Man arrested as pedestrians injured

A number of people have been injured after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, Scotland Yard say. Armed police, ambulances and firefighters are responding to the incident in central London,…


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