842. Parliament's role in the legislative process.

The United Kingdom Parliament makes laws by Act of Parliament1, which start off in draft form as Bills and may be introduced by a member of either House1. Depending on their origin and purpose, Bills may be classified as Government Bills2, private member Bills3, public Bills, private Bills or hybrid Bills4. Each Bill goes through several stages of scrutiny in each House, starting with the first reading and second reading, followed by the committee stage, report stage and then the third Reading