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Topical Questions in United Kingdom

Topical Questions Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament

Topical questions in the House of Commons are the supplementary questions that may be asked by Members of the Parliament during the last 15 minutes of most ministerial question sessions. They allow Members of the Parliament to ask a minister about anything they have responsibility for without having to give them advance notice of the question.

In the House of Lords one topical question is asked at the end of most daily question sessions. Time is also allocated each Thursday for a topical question for short debate in the Lords.

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  • Supplementary questions

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  • Questions for Short Debate

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