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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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MPs to debate Christianity in society
MPs to debate Christianity in society
24 March 2023
MPs to debate 25 years of devolution in Wales
MPs to hold a debate on 25 years of devolution in Wales
24 March 2023
Coming up in the Commons 27-31 March
Find out what's coming up in the House of Commons Chamber 27-31 March
24 March 2023
STEM ambitions must be matched by commitment to diversity and inclusion, say MPs
Committee publishes report on Diversity and inclusion in STEM
24 March 2023
National Security and Investment Act: Scrutiny deal agreed between Committee and Government
Committee publishes report that includes its expectations of how the MOU will operate, and how scrutiny of the ISU will be conducted
23 March 2023
Bank of England and Government respond to Treasury Committee on collapse and rescue of Silicon Valley Bank UK
Committee publishes correspondence from the Bank of England and the Government on the collapse and subsequent purchase of Silicon Valley Bank UK
22 March 2023
Privileges Committee publish correspondence with Boris Johnson regarding evidence bundles
Committee of Privileges publishes correspondence in response to concerns he raised in oral evidence
22 March 2023
Public parks - Levelling Up Committee publishes Government response
Committee publishes correspondence from the Government responding to a series of questions raised by the Committee on public parks
22 March 2023
UK’s biggest banks respond to Treasury Committee on savings rates
Treasury Committee publishes responses from the UK’s biggest high street banks and writes to the financial regulator on low savings rates
22 March 2023
MPs to examine support for innovation in cancer diagnosis and treatment
Committee launches new inquiry into future cancer
22 March 2023
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