The english Parliament
The Parliament are the seat of the House of Lord and the House of Commons. When Parliament sits, a flag flies from Victoria Tower by day, and by night a light in the Clock Tower burs famous Big Ben.
The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy, with two House of Parliament: the House of Lord and the House of Commons. The queen is the Head of State, but she has no real power. The queen summons and dissolves the Parliament, appoints the Prime Minister and life peers.
The House of Lord is presided over by the Lord Chancellor, and some life peers. The House of Commons has 650 members, elected by general adult suffrage. It is presided over by the Speaker elected by the House. The function of Parliament is to legislate and to control actions of government. The Prime Minister choose about twenty ministers to form the cabinet. The official residence of the Prime Minster is number 10 Downing Street, and the cabinet ministers meet.