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The UK public elects 650 Members of Parliament (MPs) to represent their interests and concerns in the House of Commons. MPs consider and propose new laws, and can scrutinise government policies by asking ministers questions about current issues either in the Commons Chamber or in Committees.
Liaison Committee takes evidence from Prime Minister on 14 October 2014
MPs call for abolition of agency status of passport office
Home Affairs Committee publishes report on HM Passport Office
Government gets red card for wildlife protection, flooding prevention and air quality
An Environmental Scorecard report published by Environmental Audit Committee
House of Commons rises for Conference recess 2014
Commons Chamber will next sit on 13 October 2014
No business announced for today
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