House of Commons


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Commons, House of:

see ParliamentParliament,
legislative assembly of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Over the centuries it has become more than a legislative body; it is the sovereign power of Great Britain, whereas the monarch remains sovereign in name only.
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House of Commons:

see ParliamentParliament,
legislative assembly of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Over the centuries it has become more than a legislative body; it is the sovereign power of Great Britain, whereas the monarch remains sovereign in name only.
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House of Commons

(in Britain, Canada, etc.) the lower chamber of Parliament
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Implementing agency : The Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and The Corporate Officer of the House of Commons
Dewsbury's Simon Reevell spoke four times to be ranked 617th and last spoke on March 24 on the eligibility of members to vote on issues in the House of Commons and presented a petition on behalf of the "residents of Dewsbury".
The first House of Commons had about 25 dually-elected members; indeed, a majority of the provincial cabinet ministers in Ontario and Quebec were also simultaneously federal members.
Tax Executives Institute appreciates the opportunity to participate in the hearings held by the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance in respect of pre-budget consultations.
After all, the House of Commons is supposed to be the forum where national issues are dealt with.
He feels that the House of Commons was `blackmailed' into overhasty legislation after the horrific shooting of children in Dunblane last year.
Lord Wakeham was appointed Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Commons in 1987 and became Lord President of the Council in 1988.
Basil Zafiriou, research director with the House of Commons finance committee, said legislation is expected sometime within the next few months, since the Bank Act will soon expire.
Politics and young children combine particularly badly in Britain, where the House of Commons sits from 3 p.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Public Library of Science Responds to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee Report "Scientific Publications: Free for All?
KUWAIT, Sept 14 (KUNA) -- The National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim left Kuwait Monday heading a parliamentary delegation in a visit to the United Kingdom upon an invitation from Speaker of the UK House of Commons John Bercow.
Contract award: GSP1079 Contract for the provision of (Own Label) Whisky to the Retail Outlets of the House of Commons.