The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Like the upper house, the House of Lords, it meets in the Palace of Westminster. Officially, the full name of the house is: the Honourable the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Parliament assembled.
The Commons is an elected body consisting of 650 members known as Members of Parliament . Members are elected to represent constituencies by first-past-the-post and hold their seats until Parliament is dissolved.
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