Tuesday 17 October 2017

Choose back-to-school equipment and discover what position you hold in the House of Commons

Will you be PM? Or perhaps the Speaker? Find out here…

A schoolkid with a pencil and the speaker of the House of Commons
A schoolkid with a pencil and the speaker of the House of Commons

By Edd Dracott

The reopening of the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday after the summer recess means it’s back to work for MPs.

As they prepare to knuckle down and tussle with issues such as Brexit, kids across the country find themselves with similar butterflies and will be nervously prepping for their first day back at school after the summer.

Here, those two worlds collide.

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