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2. Who makes up the committee?

  • MPs from two political parties
  • MPs from one political party
  • MPs from various political parties
  • MPs from three political parties

3. What does the second stage of a Bill's passage involved?

  • A debate on the main principles of the Bill, directed by the Speaker
  • A debate on the main principles of the Bill without the Speaker's direction
  • A debate on the details of the Bill
  • A debate on both the details and main principles of the Bill

4. What happens during the fourth stage of a Bill's passage?

  • The committee debates the Bill's principles
  • The committee reports back to the House with their personal opinions
  • The committee reports back to the House with the suggested amendments, which are voted on
  • The committee reports back to the House with the suggested amendments, which are not voted on

5. What happens if the House of Lords refuse to pass a Bill?

  • The House of Commons can introduce it in the next session of Parliament
  • The House of Commons can commence it straight away
  • The Bill is sent to the monarch for approval
  • The Bill is scrapped

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