The main responsibility of the lower chamber, the House of Commons, is to pass legislation. Because the House of Lords only has suspension powers, the House of Commons holds all of the legislative power.
The upper chamber has no real power except to suspend bills passed in the lower chamber
Today the upper chamber, the House of Lords, has no real power. They can suspend bills passed in the lower chamber for up to one year, but cannot prevent it from passing. The upper chamber is the...Read More