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UNITED KINGDOM
House of Commons

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENTARY CHAMBER

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Parliament name Parliament Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name House of Commons
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) House of Lords
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1889 -
LEADERSHIP
President

John Bercow (M) 

Notes Elected on 22 June 2009, re-elected on 18 May 2010.
Secretary General Robert Rogers (M) 
Notes 1 Oct. 2011 -
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 650 / 650
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 147 (22.62%)
Mode of designation directly elected 650
Term 5 years
Last renewal dates 6 May 2010
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address House of Commons
LONDON - SW1A 0AA
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Phone (44) 20 7219 3000
Fax (44) 20 7219 5839* (House of Commons Information Office)
*Please send all correspondence by e-mail where possible.
*Prière d'utiliser de préférence le courriel.
E-mail hcinfo@parliament.uk (House of Commons Information Office)
Website http://www.parliament.uk
http://www.parliamentlive.tv

This page was last updated on 31 January 2014
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