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Debating Legislation

Debates in the Commons look at creation and amendments of laws, as well as any national or international issues. The Commons often vote to ascertain which laws and proposals have support.

In the Lords, one day per week is assigned for general debate. Short debates take place most days. The House of Lords do not vote on debate topics.

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