House of Commons

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 hear from social care users

MPs to hear from social care users on the impact of the current social care funding situation

What's on

Friday 5 June 2020

House of Commons

Main Chamber

No business announced for today

Westminster Hall

No business announced for today

General Committee

No business announced for today

Select Committee

Time Business Venue
9:00am - 12:00pm
Oral evidence
COVID-19 and food supply
Virtual Meeting
9:30am - 11:00am
Oral evidence
Pre-appointment hearing of Chair of the Civil Aviation Authority
Virtual meeting
11:00am - 11:30am
Private Meeting
1:45pm - 5:00pm
Oral evidence
The COVID-19 pandemic and international trade
Virtual meeting
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Oral evidence
UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Virtual meeting

House of Lords

The Speaker

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Find Your MP

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:
  • 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).


The House of Commons Enquiry Service produces a series of free publications which you can read online, or contact us to request copies.

House of Commons on Twitter

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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.

Members' financial interests

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