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Why we are in the Commons

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For the first time ever, non-MPs will be taking over the House of Commons as 300 11-18 year olds hold a debate.

The Speaker of the House, John Bercow, will assume his normal role and control the debate.

Ahead of the day-long event, two of those taking part explained what they wanted to achieve.

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