Member of Parliament for Scunthorpe Elliot Morley will resign at the United Kingdom's 2010 General Election.
The British Parliament debates a petition, signed by more than 560,000 people, calling for the Home Secretary to ban, because of 'hate speech,' United States Republican Party presidential candidate Donald Trump from entering the United Kingdom. Almost all of the 50 MPs (member of parliament), of the 650-member legislative body, present criticized Trump -- especially his comments on Muslims -- but few supported an entry ban.
Britain is reviewing the powers of the House of Lords after the unelected peers stalled legislation yesterday that would have eliminated some tax allowances for the nation’s poor. Senior Conservatives say the upper chamber of Parliament stepped out of their usual roles as technical overseers of legislation. However, Conservative MP David Davis warned that such a move was “bully politics” that would “disgust” the public.
Former United Kingdom Labour Party MP Elliot Morley is jailed for 16 months for dishonestly claiming more than £30,000 in parliamentary expenses.
Labour Party Members of the United Kingdom's Parliament circulate an e-mail that requests Prime Minister Gordon Brown's resignation.
Nine United Kingdom Cabinet ministers have been implicated in Parliament's expenses scandal.