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In pictures: Capturing a tumultuous time for Westminster

Published
5 April 2019
The House of Commons has been the scene of dramatic and highly charged exchanges in recent months as MPs debate the best way forward for the UK's Brexit strategy.
Marathon late-night sittings have become the norm and a number of historic votes have meant all eyes have been on Westminster.
This year marks 30 years since video cameras were installed in the Commons to allow the public to watch debates unfold on television.
Key days like the Budget have also been captured by official Commons photographers since 2016, but recently more regular access has been given.
Here is a selection of some of the most striking images from recent weeks:
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image captionPrime Minister Theresa May during her statement to the Commons on the EU Council on 25 March
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image captionLabour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during the Brexit extension debate on 14 March
image copyrightUK Parliament / Jessica Taylor
image captionTheresa May speaks during Prime Minister's Questions on 20 March
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image captionTheresa May and her front bench during Prime Minister's Questions on 20 March
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image captionSpeaker John Bercow gives directions on 25 March
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image captionTheresa May speaking on 27 March
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image captionJeremy Corbyn speaking on 29 March
image copyrightUK Parliament / Jessica Taylor
image captionAnna Soubry, member of the The Independent Group, speaks during the second debate ahead of the so-called indicative votes, on 1 April
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image captionLabour MP Ed Miliband speaks at Prime Minister's Questions on 20 March
image copyrightUK Parliament/Jessica Taylor
image captionMPs listen to Theresa May's statement on the EU Council on 25 March
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image captionA wide shot of the House of Commons on 27 March
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image captionTheresa May and her front bench on 3 April
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image captionLabour MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle speaks during Prime Minister's Questions on 20 March
image copyrightUK Parliament/Jessica Taylor
image captionSpeaker John Bercow flanked by Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn, on 27 March
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image captionLabour MP Jess Phillips speaks during the Prime Minister's Statement on the EU Council, on 25 March
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image captionMPs during the Brexit extension vote on 14 March
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image captionThe House of Commons on 29 March
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