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Parliament

Parliament of the United Kingdom

Rt Hon. Sir Lindsay Hoyle, MP, Speaker of the House of Commons
Joint CPA United Kingdom Branch President
Parliament of the United Kingdom speakersoffice@parliament.uk
Rt Hon. Lord McFall of Alcluith, Lord Speaker
Joint CPA United Kingdom Branch President
Parliament of United Kingdom lordspeaker@parliament.uk
Jon Davies, Chief Executive of CPA UK
CPA United Kingdom Branch Secretary
Parliament of the United Kingdom daviesjon@parliament.uk; cpauk@parliament.uk

Joined the Commonwealth: 28 April 1949

CPA Branch Formed: 1 January 1911

Unicameral/Bicameral: Bicameral – House of Commons (650), House of Lords (784)

Parliament/Legislature website: UK Parliament

Standing Orders: House of Commons, House of Lords


Parliamentary Committees:

Number of Departmental/Ministry Oversight Committees: 20 departmental Select Committees, 7 internal select committees and 8 general committees. Further information can be found here.


Number of Joint Committees (if bicameral): 5: The Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills, the Joint Committee on Human Rights, the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy, the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments and the Joint Committee on Tax Law.

Names of House Management (such as Privileges or Procedure) Committees: 20, Administration and Works Committee (House of Lords), Administration Committee (House of Commons), Administration Estimate Audit, Finance and Services Committee, House Committee, House of Lords Audit Committee, Information Committee (House of Lords), Leader's Group on Members Leaving the House, Leader's Group on Working Practices, Lords' Conduct (Sub-Committee), Members' Allowances Committee, Members Estimate Audit, Members Estimate Committee, Privileges and Conduct (Committee for), Procedure Committee (House of Commons), Procedure Committee (House of Lords), Refreshment Committee, Speaker's Committee for IPSA, Standards and Privileges Committee, Works of Art


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Key Facts

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Population
62,698,362
Voting Age
18
Seat of Parliament
London