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Questions (Parliamentary) Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament

A Parliamentary Question (PQ) is a question put formally to a government minister about a matter they are responsible for by an Member of Parliament or a member of the Lords. PQs may be asked orally – during ministerial question time in either Chamber – or in writing. They are used to seek information or to press for action from the Government.


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  • Oral Questions


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  • Written questions


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  • Business questions


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  • Urgent questions

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Named day questions Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament

Named day questions are written parliamentary question that the Government are required to answer on a specific date. Members of the Parliament have a fixed daily quota of five named day questions each. The date specified for answer must be at least three days after they are tabled.


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  • Parliamentary questions (PQs)

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