What is Member of Parliament?

  • (noun): An elected member of the British Parliament: a member of the House of Commons.
    Synonyms: Parliamentarian

Member Of Parliament

A Member of Parliament is a representative of the voters to a parliament. In many countries with bicameral parliaments, this category includes specifically members of the lower house, as upper houses often have a different title, such as senate, and thus also have different titles for its members, such as senator.

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Nathan Guy - Member of Parliament
... Parliament of New Zealand Years Term Electorate List Party 2005–2008 48th List 39 National 2008–2011 49th Ōtaki 18 National 2011–present 50th Ōtaki 20 National In the ... He entered Parliament as a list MP ...
Member Of Parliament - Other Systems - Turkey
... See also Turkish Grand National Assembly In the Republic of Turkey, a Member of Parliament is an elected member of the Turkish Grand National Assembly, or TGNA (Turkish T ...
Matthew Hale (jurist) - Life - Civil War, Commonwealth and Protectorate - Member of Parliament
... On 3 September 1654, the First Protectorate Parliament was called of the 400 English members, only two were lawyers — Hooke, a Baron of the Exchequer, and ... the Tower of London's archives, and introducing several motions to preserve the authority of Parliament ... The first was that the government should be "in a Parliament and a single person limited and restrained as the Parliament should think fit", and he later proposed that the English Council of State be ...
Abraham Kuyper - Life - Political Life - Member of Parliament
1873, Kuyper stood as candidate in the general election for parliament for the constituency of Gouda, but he was defeated by the incumbent member of parliament, the conservative Jonkheer ... This time he was elected to parliament, defeating the liberal candidate Herman Verners van der Loeff ... In parliament he showed a particular interest in education, especially the equal financing of public and religious schools ...

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    The essence of man is, discontent, divine discontent; a sort of love without a beloved, the ache we feel in a member we no longer have.
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