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The law-making process in England and Wales
The law-making process in England and Wales

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6 Draft Bills and pre-legislative scrutiny

A Draft Bill is a Bill that is published to enable consultation and pre-legislative scrutiny before a Bill is formally introduced into either the House of Commons or the House of Lords. The short film below outlines how voting takes place when dealing with a Bill and some of the parliamentary procedures that take place, such as calling MPs and Lords to vote by sounding the division bell.

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