House of Commons

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House of Commons
of the United Kingdom
of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
14th Parliament
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Leadership
CountBrandenburg
since 16 September 2020
TheNoHeart
since 22 September 2020
CheckMyBrain11, Conservative
since 20 September 2020
therampart, Libertarian
since 12 October 2020
lily-irl, Labour
since 16 June 2020
Zygark, Labour
since 12 September 2020
Structure
Seats101
File:Term 14 Commons.svg
Political groups
HM Government (54)
     Conservative Party (31)
     Libertarian Party UK (23)
HM Most Loyal Opposition (23)
     Labour Party (21)
     Independent (2)
Other opposition (22)
     Liberal Democrats (16)
     The People's Movement (3)
     Progressive Party UK (2)
     Solidarity (1)
Presiding officer
     Speaker (1)
Length of term
Up to 6 months
Elections
Mixed-member proportional representation
Last election
7 August 2020
Next election
On or before 7 February 2021
RedistrictingRecommendations by the boundary comissions; confirmation by Parliament.
Meeting place
House of Commons Chamber 1.png
House of Commons chamber
Palace of Westminster
City of Westminster
London, England
United Kingdom
Footnotes
Please contact lily-irl if this infobox needs updating.


The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It sits in the Palace of Westminster, also known as Parliament House.

The House of Commons is an body consisting of 100 Members of Parliament elected by the Mixed Member Proportional system to sit in the chamber until dissolved. Usually, the largest party or coalition in the House of Commons (in terms of membership) gets to form the government. More often than not, coalitions are formed to enter into government, to make sure that the government has the confidence of the majority of the House.

The current government is a coalition of the Conservative Party led by CheckMyBrain11, who has been leader since 20 September 2020, and the Libertarian Party UK under the leadership of Friedmanite19. They rule with a 4 seat majority having won the August 2020 United Kingdom general election with an increase of seats for the Libertarian Party having offset small loses for the incumbent Conservatives.