What is another word for the House of Commons?

Pronunciation: [ðə hˈa͡ʊs ɒv kˈɒmənz] (IPA)

The House of Commons is a well-known term for the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Besides that, there are many synonyms that can be used interchangeably. Some of the synonyms include the British Commons, the Popular Chamber, the Green Chamber, the Lower House, and the Elected House. The purpose of this chamber is to represent the British public, and the Members of Parliament who sit there are elected to their position. They are responsible for debating, scrutinizing, and passing or amending a wide range of legislation proposed by the government. These synonyms can be used to add variety and interest to writing about the UK Parliament.

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Famous quotes with The house of commons

  • I. cannot stoop to reply to the folly and the slander of every poor Tory partisan who assails me, and I should not have noticed you but for the fact that you are a member of the House of Commons.
    John Bright
  • If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favorable reference to the devil in the House of Commons.
    Winston Churchill
  • We have a maxim in the House of Commons, and written on the walls of our houses, that old ways are the safest and surest ways.
    Edward Coke
  • A man may speak very well in the House of Commons, and fail very completely in the House of Lords. There are two distinct styles requisite: I intend, in the course of my career, if I have time, to give a specimen of both.
    Benjamin Disraeli
  • No man is regular in his attendance at the House of Commons until he is married.
    Benjamin Disraeli

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