British House of Commons


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Noun1.British House of Commons - the lower house of the British parliament
house - an official assembly having legislative powers; "a bicameral legislature has two houses"
British Parliament - the British legislative body
Member of Parliament, Parliamentarian - an elected member of the British Parliament: a member of the House of Commons
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Following an overview of corpus linguistics and discussion of data collection and corpus building, the author utilizes a range of case studies demonstrating how the analytical techniques can be applied to different types of data, including holiday leaflets written for young adults, discourses of refugees in newspaper data, a large corpus of general British English involving never-married men and women, and a series of debates on fox-hunting from the British House of Commons.
A statement in the British House of Commons at the time described the attack, in which 92 people were murdered, as "one of the most dastardly and cowardly crimes in recorded history".
The Italian Parliament, the British House of Commons, and members of the United States Senate have all conveyed to Canada their opposition to the commercial seal slaughter.
It would be absurd, if we could find a way of strengthening the role of the British House of Commons over EU legislation, to say that had to go to a referendum
On June 18, the day after the French asked the Germans for an armistice, Prime Minister Winston Churchill delivered one of his finest speeches in the British House of Commons.
Vice President Dan Quayle and British House of Commons member Peter Mandelson, Japanese government officials said.
In England, the British House of Commons recently voted by a 411-151 margin to outlaw hunting of foxes and other wildlife.
Up until 1867, most members of the British House of Commons were elected from two-member districts by the Block Vote, which served to compound the seat bonuses given to the larger parties.
Since December 1994, the Foreign Affairs Committee of the British House of Commons has been examining the future role of the Commonwealth.
Between 1834 and 1868 members of the British House of Commons confronted forty-nine attempts to repeal or amend the law on church rates.
The environmental Green Apple Award will be presented in the British House of Commons on November 9th, 2007.
There is a dire need to assure people of the region that the West has changed its policies in the region, because there is no trust due of the double standard positions which still exist," Larijani said in a statement during a meeting with visiting Crispin Blunt, Chairman of the International Relations Committee in the British House of Commons.

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