Consti-Tuition Episode 08: Private Members Bills

Consti-Tuition Episode 08: Private Members Bills

Most bills are moved by the government. Members of Parliament can also move bills. Find out more here.

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In this episode of Consti-tuition, Meghnad tells you about Private Members Bills, those bills which are introduced by individual MPs and not the Government. Also, watch and find out about an unlikely super-hero who tried really hard, pushed his bill through after 47 years of independence and became Number One.

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Episode mention: A story of two bills

Homework for Episode 8

1) Tell us about Laws which YOU would like to see in Parliament. Share your ideas using #LawWeNeed

2) Tweet/Email/Facebook these ideas to your MPs (the ones you found out about during #KnowYourNeta, remember?). The fun part is if they like it and are responsive, the MPs might actually bring in their own private members bills based on your idea!

Join us for a Homework Review on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 7 pm on our Facebook page where we go live to read out your responses and discuss Private Members Bills.