Have your say

There are lots of opportunities to take part in the work of Parliament between general elections

Lobby an MP or Lord

Lobby MPs and Members of the House of Lords about a particular issue to try and influence their opinion.

Petition Parliament

Petition the House of Commons to make MPs know about your views on an issue and request action.


Find out the answers to your questions about e-petitions including how to submit a petition, how many signatures you need and what will happen next.

Submit evidence on a Bill

Comment on legislation going through Parliament during the committee stage of a Public Bill in the House of Commons.

Take part in a Committee inquiry

You can submit evidence to a Select Committee inquiry scrutinising the work and policies of the government.

Online discussion rules

Terms and conditions of participation

Forum terms and conditions

Terms and conditions for web forums

General Election and Committees

Following the Dissolution of Parliament on 30 March 2015, all select committees have ceased to exist. Find out more about Dissolution:

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