Parliamentary Definitions

What is the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards?

This video summarizes the role, duties and necessity of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards.

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What are adjournment debates?

This video summarises the role and the mechanism of adjournment debates, and the benefit they bring to Parliament.

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What are early day motions?

This video discusses the nature and role of early day motions, their requirements, and their direction of principle.

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What is Prime Minister’s Questions?

This video delves into the purpose and necessity of Prime Minister’s Questions, and the effect it has.

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How do Clerks support the work of Parliamentarians?

This video looks at the ways in which clerks support the work of MP’s and their wider roles in Parliament.

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What is the role of the Speakers?

This video is a summary of the duties and roles of the Speakers for the House of Commons and Lords.

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What is the Register of Member’s Interests?

This video discusses the Register of Members Interests, its function, and how it benefits Parliament.

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What are All Party Parliamentary Groups? 

This video discusses the nature and role of All Party Parliamentary groups, and their importance.

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What are Statutory Instruments?

This video talks about the nature of statutory instruments, and the scrutiny that they often pass in Parliament.

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What are ePetitions?

This video discusses the advent of ePetitions, and their new and deeply useful role in the UK political system.

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