Member of parliament

Representative of the voters to a parliament

A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament. In many countries with bicameral parliaments, this category includes specifically members of the lower house, as upper houses often have a different title. Member of Congress is an equivalent term in other jurisdictions.

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17th Lok Sabha has 43% MPs with criminal records.
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Chancellor hints at joining no-confidence vote against hard Brexiteer - after Dominic Raab predicts MPs will fail to prevent Halloween night crash-out
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Philip Hammond has warned that MPs will topple any new Tory prime minister trying to force through a no-deal Brexit – and sensationally threatened to join the..
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Sir Ed Davey warns hard Brexit PM could stop parliament from sitting to prevent MPs blocking no-deal withdrawal
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The Lok Sabha, in recent times, has become the house of confrontation, where the opposition and government accuse each other of stalling business
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Shadow chancellor argues 'there may well be a majority in the House of Commons' to stand firm - 'faced with that situation'
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With over 14 per cent female MPs, the 17th Lok Sabha will have the highest number of women candidates since 1952.
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The BJD’s contingent of 12 in the Lok Sabha will have five women, an unusually high share even for a House that has a record 78 women MPs. The Trinamool..
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TRANSPARENCY NEEDED: Elected representatives should meet public every 3 months, other than their party workers
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Senior Labor figures have spoken about what went wrong when the party lost a federal election which polls suggested was in the bag.
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Lok Sabha secretary general Snehlata Shrivastava said, “The newly elected members will be accommodated in Western Court and its newly built annexe and various..
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London — Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday implored British MPs to back her reworked EU divorce deal but saw pro-Brexit Conservatives and opposition..
5 days ago • WorldNews
Theresa May is facing pressure to abandon her Brexit deal and quit as British prime minister within days, according to people familiar with the matter. Several..
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Michael Gove has suggested the government may ditch plans to ask MPs to vote on its EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill in the first week of June, following a backlash..
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Michael McCormack is expected to remain the leader of the National Party as his team's re-elected MPs and newcomers come together.
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The prime minister warned a negotiated Brexit will be "dead in the water" if MPs reject her plan
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British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on..
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Theresa May has refused to commit to holding a fresh Brexit referendum even if MPs vote for it, as she made a last-gasp bid to rescue her deal.
Credit: Independent - Published 6 days ago

Theresa May says MPs will get a vote on whether to hold another referendum if they back her bill.
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In an extraordinary move Spain lets jailed Catalan politicians sit in the Madrid parliament.
6 days ago • BBC News
A secret policy appearing to allow ministers to share intelligence with allies even if there is a risk of torture will be reviewed urgently, the government has..
1 week ago • WorldNews
The EU Commission has confirmed that it will be making no changes to the Brexit withdrawal agreement following a claim by Theresa May that MPs would be voting on..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Theresa May’s senior ministers will discuss whether to offer MPs a menu of Brexit options in an effort to break the Commons deadlock over the process of..
1 week ago • WorldNews
The prime minister had pledged the deal would change, but it cannot be altered in a binding way without EU approval
Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago

By Paul Sandle and James Davey LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will present a "new, bold offer" to lawmakers with "an..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Brexit secretary says MPs there are just two alternatives to rejecting no-deal scenario: 'No deal, or you revoke'
Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago

'It is trying to appease people, trying to flower it, trying to be something it isn't - it's a second referendum', Ian Lavery says
Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago

Former foreign secretary is runaway favourite in polls to succeed Theresa May
Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago

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