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  • Buckingham Palace, London, England
    Thursday Mar 7, 2019

    Prince Charles

    The 50th anniversary of Charles's Investiture as The Prince of Wales

    Buckingham Palace, London, England
    Thursday Mar 7, 2019

    On 7 March 2019, the Queen hosted a Buckingham Palace event to mark the 50th anniversary of Charles's investiture as the Prince of Wales. Guests at the event included the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prime Minister Theresa May and Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford.




  • United Kingdom
    Monday Mar 18, 2019

    Brexit

    Speaker of the House of Commons informed the House of Commons that a third meaningful vote could be held only on a motion that was significantly different from the previous one

    United Kingdom
    Monday Mar 18, 2019

    On 18 March 2019, the Speaker (Speaker of the House of Commons) informed the House of Commons that a third meaningful vote could be held only on a motion that was significantly different from the previous one, citing parliamentary precedents going back to 1604.




  • United Kingdom
    Wednesday Mar 20, 2019

    Brexit

    Brexit postponed

    United Kingdom
    Wednesday Mar 20, 2019

    On 20 March 2019, the Prime Minister wrote to European Council President Tusk requesting that Brexit be postponed until 30 June 2019.




  • United Kingdom
    Friday Mar 22, 2019

    Brexit

    The extension options were agreed between the UK government and the European Council

    United Kingdom
    Friday Mar 22, 2019

    On 22 March 2019, the extension options were agreed between the UK government and the European Council.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Mar 27, 2019

    Brexit

    Both the Lords and the Commons approved the statutory instrument changing the exit date

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Mar 27, 2019

    After the government deemed unwarranted the concerns over the legality of the proposed change (because it contained two possible exit dates) the previous day, on 27 March 2019 both the Lords (without a vote) and the Commons (by 441 to 105) approved the statutory instrument changing the exit date to 22 May 2019 if a withdrawal deal is approved, or 12 April 2019 if it is not. The amendment was then signed into law at 12:40 p.m. the next day.




  • England
    Friday Mar 29, 2019

    Theresa May

    Defeated again

    England
    Friday Mar 29, 2019

    On 29 March, May was again defeated by 58 votes in the Commons (286 in favour and 344 against) on the withdrawal deal but not the political declaration. With 2 other Defeats in 14 Feb (258 to 303) and 12 March (242 to 391)




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday Mar 29, 2019

    Brexit

    The Withdrawal Agreement was brought back to the House

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday Mar 29, 2019

    The Withdrawal Agreement was brought back to the House without the attached understandings on 29 March.


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