Life in the Commons

Life in the Commons

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Lembit Opik MP: 'There's no job description, amazing as it may seem'

MPs debate and vote on new laws, check the work of the government and represent their constituents. How they go about it though, is largely up to every individual MP.


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Nigel Evans MP on life as an MP.

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.

See all the interview clips