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Commission for Public Office and Elections of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia

Commission for Public Office and Elections is one of the standing commissions of the National Assembly. It is always the first body names, since it has to confirm mandates of the elected MPs during the first session of the Assembly.

Council of the President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia

Council of the President of the National Assembly is an advisory body to the President. The Council consists of the President and Vice-Presidents of the National Assembly, leaders of political groups and deputies of national minorities. Secretary ...

List of bills in the 8th National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia

Bill can be submitted to the National Assembly by: the Government, 5.000 voters. MP, National Council or Legislative procedure begins when Speaker passes bill to the MPs. There are 3 possible legislative procedures: regular legislative procedure, ...

List of Sessions of the 8th National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia

Regular session can be convened by the Speaker based on the: resolution of the Council, or resolution of the Assembly, proposal of the Government. Extraordinary sessions must be convened by the Speaker in 15 days based on the: request by the 25% ...

List of Sessions of the working bodies of the 8th National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia

Regular session of the working bodies can be convened by the President of the working body 14 days before the session. Urgent session can be convened by in shorter time based on the: resolution of the Assembly, request by the political group. res ...

Members of the 8th National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia

Lep, Jurij DeSUS Tanko, Joze SDS Pavlin, Blaz NSi Prednik, Jani SD Nemec, Matjaz SD Tasner Vatovec, Matej Levica Doblekar, Boris SDS Kordis, Miha Levica Jeraj, Alenka SDS Krajcic, Darij LMS - resigned Lep Simenko, Suzana SDS Han, Matjaz SD Furman ...

Members of the working bodies of the 8th National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia

Former members: Miro Cerar SMC Peter Jozef Česnik SAB Rudi Medved LMS

Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons

The Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons, also known as the Speakers Chaplain, is a Church of England priest who officiates at services held at the Palace of Westminster and its associated chapel, St Mary Undercroft. The Chaplain also ...

Chocolate Soldier (Parliament)

A Chocolate Soldier was a Parliamentary assistant for an opposition front bench spokesman in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom in the early 1970s, funded by the Joseph Rowntree Social Service Trust, which was endowed by the chocolate ent ...

The House (magazine)

The House was founded in 1976, by a cross-party group of MPs including Mike Thomas, Richard Faulkner and Patrick Cormack. The magazine – published weekly when Parliament is sitting – blends interviews with leading political figures, news, opinion ...

House of Commons Information Office

The House of Commons Enquiry Service, formerly known as the House of Commons Information Office, is a section within the House of Commons Department of Information Services. The chief role of the office is to provide the public with information o ...

Introduction (British House of Commons)

In the House of Commons of the United Kingdom, members of the House elected at a by-election must be formally "introduced" to the House. The ceremony in the Commons is considerably simpler than those in the House of Lords. By-elections are genera ...

John Lewis List

The John Lewis List was the name given to the list of expenses that Members of Parliament in the United Kingdom could claim before 2010, after which the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority was set up to administer MPs business expenses. ...

Number of Westminster MPs

Over the history of the House of Commons, the number of Members of Parliament has varied for assorted reasons, with increases in recent years due to increases in the population of the United Kingdom. There are currently 650 constituencies, each s ...

Parliamentary sketch writing

The art of Parliamentary sketch writing has been a tradition of British parliamentary life since the early 18th century. At that time, there were parliamentary restrictions on how the business of the House of Commons could be reported, and upon r ...

Salaries of Members of the United Kingdom Parliament

The basic annual salary of a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons s £81.932, as of April 2020. In addition, MPs are able to claim allowances to cover the costs of running an office and employing staff, and maintaining a constituency resid ...

Serjeant at Arms of the House of Commons (United Kingdom)

The Serjeant at Arms of the British House of Commons is a parliamentary official responsible for order in the House of Commons. The office dates to 1415 and traditionally included responsibility for security. The role is now mainly ceremonial. Th ...

Unreformed House of Commons

Unreformed House of Commons is a name given to the House of Commons of Great Britain and the House of Commons of the United Kingdom before it was reformed by the Reform Act 1832. Until the Act of Union of 1707, which united the Kingdoms of Scotla ...

Ways and means committee

A ways and means committee is a government body that is charged with reviewing and making recommendations for government budgets. Because the raising of revenue is vital to carrying out governmental operations, such a committee is tasked with fin ...

2018 United States House of Representatives Democratic Caucus leadership election

A leadership election was held by the United States House of Representatives Democratic Caucus before the beginning of the 116th United States Congress on January 3, 2019. The election determined who will be nominated by the caucus for the speake ...

Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group

The Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group has been a standing body of the U.S. House of Representatives since 1993. Comprising five members of the House leadership, it directs the activities of the House Office of General Counsel. BLAG can direct the G ...

Do Not Ask What Good We Do

Do Not Ask What Good We Do: Inside the U.S. House of Representatives is a 2012 book by the author Robert Draper and published by Free Press. It details the activities of Republicans and Democrats in the United States House of Representatives and ...

Earliest serving United States Representative

This page contains a list of the individuals who, at the time of their deaths, had served at the earliest date in the United States House of Representatives among those current or former Representatives then living and a list of the earliest serv ...

H.R. 40 - Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act

H.R. 40, also known as the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act, is an Act sponsored by Sheila Jackson Lee, introduced in the United States House of Representatives in January 3, 2019. The Act aims to cre ...

The Path to Prosperity

The Path to Prosperity: Restoring Americas Promise was the Republican Partys budget proposal for the Federal government of the United States in the fiscal year 2012. It was succeeded in March 2012 by "The Path to Prosperity: A Blueprint for Ameri ...

Self-executing rule

The self-executing rule, also known as deem and pass ", is procedural measure used by the United States House of Representatives to approve legislation. If the full House votes to approve a legislative rule that contains such a provision, the Hou ...

Subcommittee on International Organizations of the Committee on International Relations

The Subcommittee on International Organizations of the Committee on International Relations was a committee of the United States House of Representatives which met in 1976 and 1977 and conducted an investigation into South Korea–United States rel ...

East Block

The East Block is one of the three buildings on Canadas Parliament Hill, in Ottawa, Ontario, containing offices for parliamentarians, as well as some preserved pre-Confederation spaces. Built in the Victorian High Gothic style, the East Block is, ...

List of portraits in the Centre Block

The Centre Block, part of the complex of parliamentary buildings on Parliament Hill in Canadas capital, Ottawa, hosts a gallery of portraits of present and former Canadian monarchs, former Prime Ministers of Canada, and other figures.

Peace Tower

The Peace Tower, also known as the Tower of Victory and Peace, is a focal bell and clock tower sitting on the central axis of the Centre Block of the Canadian parliament buildings in Ottawa, Ontario. The present incarnation replaced the 55-metre ...

West Block

The West Block is one of the three buildings on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa, Ontario. Since 28 January 2019, it has housed the interim House of Commons Chamber, installed to accommodate the House while the Centre Block is closed. The West Block al ...

Auldearn

Auldearn is a village situated east of the River Nairn, just outside Nairn in the Highland council area of Scotland. It takes its name from William the Lyons castle of Eren, built there in the 12th century. Auldearn is an expanding area, with muc ...

Birgham

Birgham is a village in Berwickshire, parish of Eccles in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland, near Coldstream and the River Tweed, on the A698. Birgham is close to Ednam, Kelso, Lempitlaw, Leitholm and Sprouston as well as Carham and Wark on T ...

Blackfriars, Perth

The Church of the Friars Preachers of Blessed Virgin and Saint Dominic at Perth, commonly called Blackfriars ", was a mendicant friary of the Dominican Order founded in the 13th century at Perth, Scotland. The Dominicans were said by Walter Bower ...

Cambuskenneth Abbey

Cambuskenneth Abbey is a Augustinian monastery located on an area of land enclosed by a meander of the River Forth near Stirling in Scotland. The abbey today is largely reduced to its foundations, however its bell tower remains. The neighbouring ...

Dairsie Castle

Dairsie Castle is a restored tower house located 1.3 kilometres south of Dairsie in north-east Fife, Scotland. The castle overlooks the River Eden.

Dunfermline Palace

Dunfermline Palace is a ruined former Scottish royal palace and important tourist attraction in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. It is currently, along with other buildings of the adjacent Dunfermline Abbey, under the care of Historic Scotland as a s ...

Glasgow Cathedral

Glasgow Cathedral, also called the High Kirk of Glasgow or St Kentigerns or St Mungos Cathedral, is the oldest cathedral on mainland Scotland and is the oldest building in Glasgow. Since the Reformation the cathedral continues in public ownership ...

Holyrood Palace

The Palace of Holyroodhouse, commonly referred to as Holyrood Palace, is the official residence of the British monarch in Scotland, Queen Elizabeth II. Located at the bottom of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, at the opposite end to Edinburgh Castle, ...

Inverkeithing

Inverkeithing is a port town and parish, in Fife, Scotland, on the Firth of Forth. According to 2016 population estimates, the town has a population of 4.890. Inverkeithing was given royal burgh status by King David I of Scotland in the 12th cent ...

Kirkliston

Kirkliston is a small town and parish to the west of Edinburgh, Scotland, historically within the county of West Lothian. It lies on high ground immediately north of a northward loop of the Almond, on the old road between Edinburgh and Linlithgow ...

Lanark Castle

Lanark Castle was the origin and heart of what later became the royal burgh of Lanark, Scotland. The town grew up outside the castle walls. Long since demolished, the castle lay high on the east bank of the River Clyde, near the confluence with t ...

Newbattle Abbey

Newbattle Abbey was a Cistercian monastery near the village of Newbattle in Midlothian, Scotland, which subsequently become a stately home and then an educational institution.

Parliament Square, Edinburgh

Parliament Square, Edinburgh, is located off the High Street, part of the Royal Mile. The square is not a formal square, but consists of two sections surrounding St Giles Kirk on three sides: an L-shaped area to the east and south and another are ...

Restenneth Priory

Restenneth Priory was a monastic house of Augustinian canons founded by Jedburgh Abbey, with the patronage of King Malcolm IV of Scotland, in 1153. Although there is little literary evidence, archaeological evidence strongly indicates that there ...

Torphichen Preceptory

Torphichen Preceptory is a church in the village of Torphichen, West Lothian, Scotland. It comprises the remains of the preceptory of the Knights Hospitaller of the Order of St John of Jerusalem in Scotland. The placename may be Gaelic in origin, ...

Convention of the Estates of Scotland

The Convention of Estates of Scotland was a sister institution to the Scottish Parliament which sat from the early sixteenth century. Initially it was only attended by the clergy and nobles, but the burgh commissioners were later added. The Conve ...

Council of Elders of the Bundestag

The Council of Elders of the German parliament Bundestag is a joint deliberative body which includes the following members: Vice presidents; President; Bundestag members appointed by parliamentary groups in proportion to their size. There are twe ...

International Parliamentary Scholarship

The International Parliamentary Scholarship of the German Bundestag is an internship program organized annually by the German Bundestag. The IPS enables politically engaged young college graduates from the United States, Canada, France, Israel, C ...

List of Bundestag constituencies

Under Germanys mixed member proportional system of election, the Bundestag has 299 constituencies, each of which elects one member of the Bundestag by first-past-the-post voting. At least 299 more representatives are elected from closed lists in ...