Debating in the Commons

Debating in the Commons

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Frank Doran MP on debating in the House of Commons.

MPs debate political issues and vote on changes to the law in the House of Commons. Most business in Parliament is conducted through debate.


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About this interview

Twelve MPs were interviewed to appear in MP For A Week, our online game designed to support the teaching of citizenship and political literacy.

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