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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.

Commons news

Committee to take evidence from the Jo Cox Foundation

Committee to take evidence on hate crime from the Jo Cox Foundation and the Committee on Standards in Public Life

What's on

Monday 14 October 2019

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business
11:25am
State Opening of Parliament
2:30pm
Speaker's Statement

Duties and responsibilities of Members

Debate on the Address

1st day of debate on the Queen's Speech

Adjournment

75th Anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem

Westminster Hall

No business announced for today

General Committee

No business announced for today

Select Committee

House of Lords

Main Chamber

Time Business
11:30am
State Opening of Parliament
3:30pm
Motion for Humble Address

Grand Committee

No business announced for today

Select Committee

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