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Election of the Commons Speaker Speaker

Electing a Speaker is the first business for the Commons when Parliament meets on 18 May. Find out about the election process

Swearing in for the new Parliament Swearing in

As Parliament returns and Members of both Houses take their seats, discover more about swearing in and the parliamentary oath

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

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

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John Bercow re-elected Commons Speaker

John Bercow, Member of Parliament for Buckingham, has been re-elected as Speaker of the House of Commons

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Tuesday 18 May 2010

House of Commons

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Time Business
2:30 pm Swearing in of Members of the Lords

Members of the House of Lords will swear the oath of allegiance or make an affirmation in the Lords chamber

Grand Committee

Select Committee

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