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- Parliament : Legislative body convened for its (often elected) members to propose, debate, pass, amend or repeal the laws of a political region such as a state; used with particular reference to the legislative system found in many British Commonwealth countries (i.e., the Westminster system)
- United Kingdom : Constitutional monarchy which includes England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
- Monarchy of the United Kingdom : The institution, the embodiment of which is the head of state of the United Kingdom.
- Government of the United Kingdom : Constitutional government where executive authority notionally lies with the monarch but is exercised in practice by her ministers, and is the collective name for these ministers.
- Privy Council (UK) : Political body which advises the monarch, performs both judicial and executive duties, and is mostly composed of senior politicians such as the highest members of government.
- Prime Minister of the United Kingdom : The head of the British government, usually the leader of the largest political party in the House of Commons.
- Chancellor of the Exchequer : The head of the department of the British government that administers the public revenue, including the receipt and expenditure of money for public services.
House of Commons
- House of Commons (United Kingdom) : The primary legislative chamber of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
- Member of Parliament (UK) : An elected representative in the House of Commons (the lower house of the legislative branch of government in the UK); they represent the public, debate legislation, vote on whether a bill should become law, and serve on various committees.
- Speaker of the House of Commons (UK) : chair of the United Kingdom's lower house of Parliament, responsible for keeping debates to order and ensuring that proper parliamentary procedure is followed; also represents the Commons to the House of Lords, other parliamentary groups and the public.
- Leader of the Opposition (UK) : Leader of the largest political party in the UK House of Commons in opposition to the government; office held by Ed Miliband since September 2010.
- General election (UK) : An election in which all seats in the UK House of Commons (the lower house of Parliament) can be contested.
- Current state of the political parties in the House of Commons
- Resigning from the UK Parliament : Legal issues which govern leaving the House of Commons and House of Lords.
- Members' Lobby : Hallway in the Palace of Westminster used by members of the House of Commons, that may congregate here for discussions while not dealing with other business.
House of Lords
- House of Lords : The second chamber of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
- Speaker of the House of Lords : Add brief definition or description
- Commonwealth of Nations : An international organisation that evolved out of the British Empire.
- Scottish Parliament : Legislative body of Scotland, having authority over many aspects of Scottish political life including Health and Education; re-created by the Act of Devolution 1997.
- Welsh Assembly : Add brief definition or description
- Northern Irish Assembly : Add brief definition or description