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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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Adult Social Care needs immediate funding injection and long-term plan, says Levelling Up Committee
Committee publishes report on Long-term funding of adult social care
04 August 2022
Act now to prepare our nation’s defences
Committee publishes its report “The Integrated Review, Defence in a Competitive Age and the Defence and Security Industrial Strategy”
28 July 2022
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Slow progress in improving support for women in prison
Justice Committee publishes report on women in prison
26 July 2022
Persistent understaffing of NHS a serious risk to patient safety, warn MPs
Health and Social Care Committee report on Workforce: recruitment, training, and retention in Health and Social Care published
25 July 2022
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House of Commons rises for Summer Recess
The House of Commons adjourned on Thursday 21 July for recess and will next sit on Monday 5 September
22 July 2022
Social housing tenants’ complaints of ‘uninhabitable homes’ must be addressed
Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Select Committee Regulation of Social Housing report published
20 July 2022
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Treasury Committee approves appointment to Prudential Regulation Committee
Committee agrees to the appointment of Marjorie Ngwenya to the Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Committee (PRC)
19 July 2022
Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the importance of agricultural and county shows to rural Britain
MPs to hold a general debate on the importance of agricultural and county shows to rural Britain
18 July 2022
MPs will hold a Sir David Amess Summer Adjournment debate
MPs to hold a Sir David Amess Summer Adjournment debate
18 July 2022
MPs to hold a general debate on UK sanctions for human rights abuses and corruption
MPs to hold a general debate on UK sanctions for human rights abuses and corruption
18 July 2022
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