Once the Prime Minister and their team have decided what a law should look like, they send it to Parliament to be turned into a law.
Despite their name, Private Members’ Bills are actually Public Bills — meaning they still apply to everyone. These Bills are introduced by MPs or Lords who are not government ministers (backbe…
This is where Lords and Baronesses debate and vote. It looks similar to the House of Commons, but is entirely red.
You may recognise it from the TV. It has long green benches and is usually show full of MPs.
Laws go through a fairly complicated journey which mostly start with the Prime Minister and her team. Here’s our easy guide to how the whole process works. The idea is that everything is looked…
A short comic book explaining the law making process
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