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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.

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Westminster Hall to hold a debate on International Human Rights Day 2022
MPs to hold a debate on International Human Rights Day 2022
05 December 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a debate on sustainability of burning trees for energy generation in the UK
MPs to hold a debate on sustainability of burning trees for energy generation in the UK
05 December 2022
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MPs to debate the future of BBC local radio
MPs to debate the future of BBC local radio
05 December 2022
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MPs to debate the Twelfth Report of the Health and Social Care Committee, Cancer services, and the Government response
MPs to debate the Twelfth Report of the Health and Social Care Committee, Cancer services, and the Government response
05 December 2022
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Rule-breaking former ministers should face legal action, say MPs in new report
Committee publishes report on Propriety in governance in light of Greensill
02 December 2022
Government should look again at policy on Electoral Commission
Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee publish Draft Strategy and Policy Statement for the Electoral Commission report
01 December 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a debate on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls
MPs to hold a debate on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls
30 November 2022
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MPs hold a debate on World AIDS Day
MPs to hold a debate on World AIDS Day
30 November 2022
UK ‘missing out’ on semiconductor inward investment as international competition heats up
Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee publishes report on the semiconductor industry in the UK
28 November 2022
Coming up in the Commons 28 November- 2 December
Find out what's coming up in the House of Commons Chamber next 28 November- 2 December
25 November 2022
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Contact the House of Commons Enquiry Service

The House of Commons Enquiry Service provides information on the work, history and membership of the House of Commons.

  • Telephone: 0800 112 4272 (Freephone) or 020 7219 4272
  • Email: hcenquiries@parliament.uk
  • Text relay:  Dial 18001 followed by our full number

Our telephone enquiry service is open between 10am-12 midday and 2pm-4pm (Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays).

Publications

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EDM database

Early Day Motions (EDMs) are formal motions submitted for debate in the House of Commons. The EDM database contains up-to-date information on the latest EDMs and signatures added to existing EDMs.

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Members' financial interests

MPs must register any financial or non-financial interests that might reasonably be thought to influence their actions.

Members' financial interests