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Example Sentences for "parliament"

She works as a parliamentary assistant to the Deputy Minister of FinanceWe went to watch the political debate at the Parliament Buildings.

She works as a parliamentary assistant to the Deputy Minister of Finance.

The issue was debated in Parliament without being resolved.

The legislation is expected to pass in Parliament sometime this week.

He has held his seat as a Senator in Parliament for over 30 years.

A member of the Opposition was accused of lying in Parliament today.

The Prime Minister has asked the Queen to dissolve Parliament in preparation for an election on June 12th.

Someone once remarked that power rests not in Parliament, but in big business and multinationals.

The police chief is testifying before a parliamentary committee which is looking at our current drug laws.

Stanley Knowles was a respected parliamentarian who served as a member of the Opposition for many years.

Iceland's National Assembly is the oldest surviving parliament in the world.

Women in Sweden make up 40% of the members of Parliament, the highest percentage of any nation in the world.

In Denmark, any political party which gains more than 2% of the total vote is guaranteed seats in Parliament.

In February of 1945, the Egyptian Prime Minister was assassinated in Parliament just minutes after reading a declaration of war on Germany and Japan.

In 1707, England, Wales, and Scotland were joined by a parliamentary Act of Union, and became the United Kingdom of Great Britain.

A light shining above the clock face of Big Ben in London indicates that the British Parliament is in session.

Today Edinburgh is once again the home of Scottish Parliament for the first time in 300 years.

Find someone who has visited Parliament in any country.


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