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The election of the Speaker: myth and reality

When the newly elected House of Commons meets on Tuesday, its first task will be the election of the Speaker. In this post, Andrew Kennon… 1,882 more words


How ... A Bill Becomes a Law

How a Bill Becomes a Law

When performing legislative research, it is important to understand the legislative process. The numerous steps that result in a bill becoming a law are described in this 24th edition of… 7 more words

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Parliamentary Procedure Resources At Your Fingertips

Parliamentary procedure is beginning to develop into mobile applications on your phone or tablet device. Below are a couple of applications (either predominantly for parliamentary procedure or useful in that context): 161 more words

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The Importance of Parli Pro Hand-Outs

Using Parliamentary Procedure to Your Advantage: Building the Member’s Parli Pro Toolbox

The truth is that parliamentary procedure should be a series of fundamental principles that can be applied to many aspects of a meeting and an organization. 259 more words

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April is Parliamentary Law Month!

April is officially Parliamentary Law Month. Celebrate by presenting (or attending) a parliamentary procedure workshop, joining the National Association of Parliamentarians or American Institute of Parliamentarians, attending a practicum or annual session, or judging a parliamentary procedure contest for a student organization. 279 more words


Bunkum: (n) nonsense

I love this word!

Matter of fact, I shall use it all day. It has already caused me to say “shall” instead of “will.” 206 more words

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Why Did Theresa May Sit On The Steps Of The Throne?

If you watched the beginning of the second reading debate on the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill in the House of Lords, you may have noticed Theresa May watching the debate from the steps of the throne.  252 more words

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