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Legislature whose power and function are similar to those dictated by the Westminster system of the United Kingdom

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Parliament: Legislature whose power and function are similar to those dictated by the Westminster system of the United Kingdom
In modern politics and history, a parliament is a legislative body of government. Generally, a modern parliament has three functions: representing the electorate, making laws, and overseeing the government via hearings and inquiries.

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Parliament votes against a new referendum on Brexit

Lawmakers defeated a motion that called for another public vote on whether to stay in the European Union or leave
CBS News - Published

British lawmakes will vote Thursday about delaying Brexit

Britain's Parliament voted Wednesday to not leave the European Union without a deal. Brexit is set to happen on March 29, and Parliament will vote Thursday to delay the divorce from the EU. BBC News'..
CBS News - Published

Videos for Parliament

UK PM Theresa May Implores Parliament to Pass Brexit Deal [Video]UK PM Theresa May Implores Parliament to Pass Brexit Deal

​The British prime minister is calling on Parliament to pass her Brexit plan this week to avoid missing deadlines.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:54Published

Jeremy Corbyn: Parliament must take control of Brexit situation [Video]Jeremy Corbyn: Parliament must take control of Brexit situation

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he is looking into alternative Brexit options, after MPs voted against the possibility of a no-deal Brexit.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published

UK to slash tariffs in event of no-deal Brexit [Video]UK to slash tariffs in event of no-deal Brexit

The UK says it will eliminate tariffs on many goods and avoid a hard border in Ireland in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:45Published

UK Parliament Votes Down Theresa May's Brexit Deal [Video]UK Parliament Votes Down Theresa May's Brexit Deal

The vote was 391-242 Tuesday.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:10Published

UK Official: Brexit's At Risk if Lawmakers Reject May's Deal [Video]UK Official: Brexit's At Risk if Lawmakers Reject May's Deal

The U.K.'s foreign minister told the BBC that Brexit could be lost entirely if lawmakers reject Prime Minister Theresa May's latest deal.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:05Published

Estonians head to the polls in key test for Europe's populist parties [Video]Estonians head to the polls in key test for Europe's populist parties

Estonians voters elect a new Parliament on Sunday as surveys show a surge of far-right party EKRE.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:44Published

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MPs are increasingly talking about the prospect of a second referendum to resolve the deadlock in Parliament over Theresa May's Brexit deal, but how would it work?

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:34Published

U.K. Parliament Will Decide Between No Deal Brexit or Delay [Video]U.K. Parliament Will Decide Between No Deal Brexit or Delay

Britain's bumpy journey out of the European Union took a major turn Tuesday, as Prime Minister Theresa May handed the steering wheel to Parliament, giving lawmakers the power to slam on the brakes and..

Credit: Time     Duration: 01:19Published

Theresa May Gives Parliament a Chance to Delay Brexit [Video]Theresa May Gives Parliament a Chance to Delay Brexit

May's announcement came not long after the president of the European Council called on her to postpone Brexit.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

3 UK Lawmakers Quit Conservative Party Over Brexit [Video]3 UK Lawmakers Quit Conservative Party Over Brexit

​The lawmakers criticized the prime minister for ​allowing far-right, pro-Brexit members take over the party.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:11Published

Brexit: May's Parliament Defeats Her Again [Video]Brexit: May's Parliament Defeats Her Again

Prime Minister Theresa May was dealt another blow on her Brexit strategy on Thursday. Reuters reports Brexit supporters in May's Conservative Party decided to abstain from Thursday's vote. May has been..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:52Published

Theresa May Seeks More Time For A Brexit Deal [Video]Theresa May Seeks More Time For A Brexit Deal

According to Reuters, Prime Minister Theresa May told lawmakers on Tuesday to hold their nerve over Brexit and give her more time to negotiate a deal acceptable to both the European Union and the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

UK demands Brexit deal change, but EU says 'non' [Video]UK demands Brexit deal change, but EU says 'non'

Theresa May is trying to get Brussels to reopen her hard-won Brexit divorce deal after parliament told her to avoid leaving the EU without a deal. Whether the EU will say "oui" is another matter...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:02Published

UK lawmakers back May's bid to rework Brexit deal [Video]UK lawmakers back May's bid to rework Brexit deal

British lawmakers have instructed Prime Minister Theresa May to demand that Brussels replace the Irish border arrangement known as the "backstop," in a last-ditch attempt to renegotiate an exit treaty..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:53Published

PM May Prepares Brexit Plan B [Video]PM May Prepares Brexit Plan B

According to Reuters, British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking to break a stalemate in the Parliament over Brexit. After proposing a Brexit Plan B to members of Parliament on Jan. 21st, the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Do Not Hijack Brexit, Minister Warns Britain's Parliament [Video]Do Not Hijack Brexit, Minister Warns Britain's Parliament

According to Reuters, Trade Minister Liam Fox on Sunday said that Parliament cannot be allowed to hijack Brexit, in a warning to lawmakers who want to take more control over Britain’s departure from..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

 

Political turmoil in Britain after Theresa May's Brexit deal suffers another defeat

The future of Brexit is unclear after Parliament rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's deal yesterday. Lawmakers are voting again today on whether to leave the European Union without a deal when the..
CBS News - Published

UK tries to avert 'absolute catastrophe' Brexit with 11th hour vote in Parliament

Should the UK leave the EU without a formal Brexit deal? British lawmakers will have their say Wednesday.
USATODAY.com - Published

British lawmakers reject Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan again

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal has suffered another setback. Parliament has rejected the plan for Britain's departure from the European Union for the second time. CBSN's Reena Ninan has..
CBS News - Published

Britain's Parliament rejects Theresa May's Brexit deal

Lawmakers voted by 391 to 242 against the deal, the second time they have defeated it
CBS News - Published

Parliament will wrest control of Brexit if PM fails to build consensus: UK lawmaker

Prime Minister Theresa May must find a way to build consensus in parliament over Britain's departure from the European Union, and if she fails to, parliament will try to take control of Brexit, a..
Reuters - Published

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