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Proxy voting: MPs to trial scheme for pregnant women and new parents

Image copyright PA Image caption Labour MP Tulip Siddiq delayed the birth of her son Raphael so she could vote in last week’s crunch Brexit debate MPs on parental leave will be able to nominate…

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Pregnant MP reignites proxy voting debate

Image copyright House of Commons/PA Wire Image caption Pregnant Labour MP Tulip Siddiq sits in a wheelchair in Parliament Among those crowded into the House of Commons in the picture above, for the crunch Brexit…


Is Brexit-voting Llanelli changing its mind?

The Welsh town of Llanelli overwhelmingly voted for Brexit in the 2016 referendum. But now major employer, a German-owned factory, has decided to leave the town. So what do residents make of Brexit now? Reporter:…


Should the UK be raising rather than lowering the voting age?

Image caption Harold Wilson’s government lowered the voting age to 18 in 1969 It is 50 years since Harold Wilson’s government lowered the voting age from 21 to 18. Many now want the age at…


Welsh Labour leadership election voting closes

Image copyright NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Image caption Eluned Morgan, Vaughan Gething or Mark Drakeford will succeed Carwyn Jones next week Voting in the Welsh Labour leadership election has ended. Three candidates – Eluned Morgan, Vaughan Gething…


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…


X Factor cancels voting after sound issues

Image copyright @Madame_LazRagz/Twitter Image caption The sound issues affected Danny Tetley’s performance, prompting calls for him to sing again The X Factor has cancelled its public vote after the show was hit by sound issues…



Carwyn Jones welcomes Welsh Labour voting system change

Outgoing Welsh Labour leader and First Minster Carwyn Jones has welcomed his party’s decision to use the one-member-one-vote system to elect his successor. The plans, backed by 64% of delegates at a special conference in…


Secretary of State ‘did not understand’ NI voting patterns

Image caption Secretary of State Karen Bradley was appointed to the post in January The Secretary of State has said she initially did not understand that nationalists did not vote for unionist parties during elections….


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