Conservative Party MP Christian Wakeford crosses the floor to the opposition Labour Party, stating that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's behaviour has been "disgraceful". There are growing calls within the ruling Conservative Party for Johnson to resign amid public outrage over "Partygate".
The UK House of Commons passes an "English votes for English laws" bill by 312 to 270 votes giving English MPs a greater say over legislation that only applies to England. The bill has been fiercely opposed by the opposition Labour Party and the Scottish National Party.
Former British Labour Party MP Margaret Moran is given a two year supervision and treatment order after falsely claiming £53,000 in expenses. A judge had earlier ruled she was unfit to stand trial because of mental health issues.
Former British Labour MP Eric Illsley is jailed for 12 months for dishonestly claiming parliamentary expenses. The sentence comes on the same day that Jim Devine, another former Labour MP, is convicted of dishonestly claiming £8,385 of expenses by using false invoices for cleaning and printing work.