This section looks at the people, MPs and Peers, who sit in the Houses of Parliament. It explains the different ways in which the two types of Member represent the people of the UK, their differing responsibilities and powers.

This section also studies the work of Parliament on an individual level, and details the staff, resources and mechanisms available to Members that allow them to perform their functions.

f4What work do MPs undertake in their constituencies?
mul-2How do MPs represent their constituents?
mul-3How do MPs maintain contact with their constituents?
mul-5What work do MPs undertake in Parliament?

f4How do MPs balance their workload?
mul-2What powers do MPs have?
mul-3What is the Role of the Opposition?
mul-5What are All Party Parliamentary Groups?

f4What lobbying is there of Parliamentarians?
mul-2How is the opposition structured?
mul-3How do constituents seek to influence their MPs?
mul-5What is the Register of Member’s Interests?

f4What resources are made available to MPs?
mul-2What do Peers do?
mul-3What influence do MP’s and Peers have?
mul-5What powers do Peers have?

f4How representative is Parliament of the people of the UK?
mul-2How does Parliament work for UK citizens?

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