Palace of Westminster

Tory MPs Defend Trump Over Sexism And Racism During UK State Visit Debate

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK

Donald Trump has found unlikely support from some British Conservative MPs, who defended the US President against charges of sexism and racism. MPs to...

John Bercow Defends Speech Banning Donald Trump From Parliament

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Politics

John Bercow has defended his decision to ban Donald Trump from speaking in parliament after he received a barrage of criticism from Tory MPs. In an un...

'Racist, Sexist' Trump Won't Speak In Westminster - Bercow

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Politics

Donald Trump’s “racism and sexism” make him unfit to speak in Parliament’s historic Westminster Hall, House of Commons Speaker John Bercow has...

Trump Should Be Banned From Addressing Parliament During State Visit, Say MPs

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Politics

Donald Trump could be barred from making a speech to Parliament amid a growing revolt by MPs over his planned State visit to the United Kingdom. More ...

Speaker Bercow 'Could Refuse' Trump Westminster Hall Honour

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Politics

Commons Speaker John Bercow is one of just three people who could refuse Donald Trump the honour of delivering a speech in the UK Parliament’s histo...

Theresa May Accused Of 'Theft Of Democracy' With Hard Brexit Plan

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Politics

"Incredibly disappointing for anybody who thinks democracy matters" says @timfarron claiming PM's #brexit speech was a "theft on democracy" pic.twitte...

Parliament To 'Decamp To Whitehall' During 6-Year Renovation

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Politics

Parliament will not be relocated out of London during a multi-billion pound refurbishment – but could move to the Foreign Office, Department of Heal...

Relocation, Relocation, Relocation: Where Should Parliament Move to?

Josiah Mortimer | Posted 23.07.2016 | UK Politics
Josiah Mortimer

Before you crack out the jokes ('into the sea', 'as far away as possible' etc. etc.) it's a serious question. Westminster could soon be going through a renovation programme that could last up to 40 years and cost more than £7billion. That's a long time and a lot of money.

Crumbling Westminster May Be Abandoned

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Politics

The Palace of Westminster may have to be abandoned within 20 years unless an extensive programme of repairs and modernisation is agreed, John Bercow h...

In an Age of Space Travel, Why Are We Governed by a System From the Era of the Horse and Carriage?

Martin Wilding | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Politics
Martin Wilding

Electoral legitimacy is the weak spot in the Palace of Westminster. Once a new system is defined, that will be the place to pile the barrels of gunpowder. The building itself should become a nice little earner for the National Trust.

Occupy Converge On Central London To Set Up Camp Outside Westminster

PA | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK

Pro-democracy protesters descended on central London tonight as the Occupy movement gathered to set up camp outside Parliament. Organisers called for ...

Answering The Question About Big Ben's Clock You Were Too Afraid To Ask

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK

A team of experts has begun a job that requires a head for heights and the ability to keep a close eye on the clock at one of Britain's most famous la...

Israel Just Turned Its Social Media Guns On Westminster

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK

In its fight for the hearts, minds and the backing of Westerners during its assault on Gaza, Israel has turned its social media guns on Westminster, m...

The Palace Of Westminster Is Crumbling Into The Thames

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK

Former Speaker of the House of Commons Baroness Boothroyd today called for urgent action over the "worsening structural condition" of the Palace of We...

Tony Benn's Coffin Arrives At The Palace Of Westminster

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale and Elliot Wagland | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK

Tony Benn's coffin arrived at the Palace of Westminster on Wednesday where the body of the late former MP is to be placed in the Chapel of St Mary Und...

Asa Bennett

Guess How Many Drugs Police Seized In Parliament? | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

Police have seized drugs just once in the last year on the Parliamentary estate after someone was caught in possession of cannabis, a Freedom of Infor...

MP Rescues Woman 'Floating' In The Thames

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK Politics

A quick-thinking MP was involved in a dramatic rescue of a woman from the Thames near the Palace of Westminster on Tuesday evening. Stephen Gilbert wa...

How Much To Refurbish TWO Toilets In The House Of Lords?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Politics

Campaigners have condemned an "eye-watering" sum of money being spent on doing up two toilets used by members of the House of Lords. Up to £100,00...

Big Ben Could Become Hollywood Film Set To Raise Money For Parliament

Posted 30.10.2012 | UK Politics

Scenes in Hollywood blockbusters could be filmed inside Big Ben’s clock tower under plans to save parliament money. The Palace of Westminster hop...

Big Ben Tower To Be Renamed In Honour Of The Queen..

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost UK Staff | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Politics

The clock tower at Westminster which houses Big Ben will be formally renamed Elizabeth Tower to honour the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, the House of Commo...

Miliband 'Deeply Concerned' About Parliamentary Office Break-In

PA | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Politics

Mystery still surrounds a break-in at the parliamentary offices of the Labour leadership as party sources indicated that it was "deeply concerned" abo...

Through The Looking Glass: Reflections On The River Thames (PICTURES)

Barcroft Media | Posted 05.03.2012 | Home

Source: Barcroft Media World famous London landmarks are reflected in the still waters of the majestic River Thames in these eye-catching pictures....