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General election - get involved Election

The general election on 6 May was your chance to have your say. Now find out more about getting involved in Parliament

Election 2010 timetable Timetable

What happens after the 6 May general election. Key dates and a look at what happens in the next few weeks

What does a hung parliament mean? No majority

The general election did not result in one party commanding a majority of the Commons. Find out more about hung parliaments

How Parliament works Parliament

As the new parliamentary session starts later this month find out more about how Parliament works and how it checks on Government

Parliament TV

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Parliament TV

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  • Committees

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  • Publications & records

    Transcripts of debates from both houses (Hansard), business and research papers

  • Topics

    Search parliamentary information on topics from aviation to world economy

Members of the House of Commons

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Members of the House of Lords

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