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How MPs voted to give Brexit Bill a second reading

Latest news from the Commons

MPs voted by 498 votes to 114, a majority of 384, to give the E uropean Union (Notification Of Withdrawal) Bill a second reading.

8:15pm Wednesday 1 February 2017

MPs vote to abandon badger culls

Pilot culls were due to run for six weeks, with the aim of killing 70% of badgers in each area

MPs have overwhelmingly backed a motion calling on the Government to abandon controversial badger culls in England in favour of vaccinating the animals.

7:45am Thursday 13 March 2014

Election: 'All to play for' in Oxford East

FIGHT: From left, Sushila Dhall (Green), the Rev David Perry, who chaired the meeting, Andrew Smith (Lab), Steve Goddard (Lib Dem) Julia Gasper (UKIP), Ed Argar (Con)

“It’s all to play for in Oxford East” – that was the message from candidates looking to seize the city’s key marginal seat at the General Election.

6:47pm Monday 12 April 2010

Smith holds Oxford East

Smith holds Oxford East

Andrew Smith has held Oxford East for Labour.

3:18am Friday 7 May 2010

Greens appeal for no tactical voting in Oxford East

Greens appeal for no tactical voting in Oxford East

“Vote for what you believe in” – that was the message from the Green Party trying to muscle in on the marginal seat of Oxford East.

12:18am Saturday 17 April 2010

Election: Oxford East count starts

The first ballot boxes have started to arrive at Oxford Town Hall from the Oxford East constituency ready to be totted up by a team of 110 counters.

11:50pm Thursday 6 May 2010

MP Boris comes clean on drugs

Frank: Boris Johnson

TORY MP Boris Johnson has admitted to smoking cannabis and snorting cocaine - but few of his Oxfordshire colleagues shared his candour when approached last night.

8:10am Tuesday 5 June 2007

Election: Oxford East too close to call

Election: Oxford East too close to call

All the ballot boxes for Oxford East have now arrived at Oxford Town Hall.

11:54pm Thursday 6 May 2010

Oxford East candidates announced

The following candidates have been named in the Oxford East constituency for the General Election on Thursday, May 6.

4:52pm Tuesday 20 April 2010

Could the 'Clegg effect' swing it?

Could the 'Clegg effect' swing it?

How Rory Bremner had Oxford Lib Dem supporters squirming in their seats a few weeks back. “I met Nick Clegg the other day,” he told a packed New Theatre audience at the big comedy fundraising night for Helen House. “He said to me, ‘Rory,…

6:50am Thursday 22 April 2010
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