What is the House of Commons?

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Explore the House of Commons, including how it all began, its main functions, how its members are elected and the role of MPs.

If you are a teacher, this animation is an ideal starting point for introducing the House of Commons to secondary students studying subjects such as Citizenship or Government and Politics

This film is part of a suite of animations that have been developed to explore the workings of Parliament. You may also be interested to view:

What is the House of Lords?
A short animation which introduces the House of Lords, exploring its history and how it has evolved over time to be the way it is today.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-U0LhurGWOc&list=PL03FFE1F0B34AA057

An Introduction to Parliament
A short animation which introduces the UK Parliament, including its structure, how laws are made, holding Government to account and how you can get your voice heard.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAMbIz3Y2JA

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