Former British Conservative Party peer Lord Taylor of Warwick is convicted of making £11,277 in false parliamentary expenses claims.
Nigel Farage announces that his Brexit Party will withdraw its candidates in the 317 seats that the ruling Conservative Party won in the last general election. The move is expected to increase the chances of a Conservative majority in parliament.
The Conservative Party suspends Dover MP Charlie Elphicke following "serious allegations" against him which have been passed on to police. Elphicke denies any wrongdoing. [https:--www.theguardian.com-politics-2017-nov-03-tory-mp-charlie-elphicke-has-whip-suspended-after-serious-allegations ("The Guardian)"]
Labour deputy leader Tom Watson demands party leader Jeremy Corbyn, who opposes PM David Cameron's (Conservative) proposed air strikes on Syria, to ensure MPs are given a free vote on the proposal this Tuesday.
The Parliamentary Standards Commissioner has recommended that Liberal Democrat MP and former Chief Secretary to the Treasury David Laws be suspended from the House of Commons for 7 days over wrongly claimed expenses.
A British Conservative Party councillor is questioned by police and suspended by his party after posting a comment on Twitter calling for the Asian journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown to be stoned to death. She had earlier spoken on radio concerning the issue of human rights in China.