Definitions for "Member of Parliament"
an elected member of the British Parliament: a member of the House of Commons
a member of any representative assembly which is part of a parliamentary system
This term can be used in two ways. It can refer to Members of both the Senate and of the House of Commons, reflecting the fact that the Parliament of Canada is a bicameral legislature. In common usage the term refers to a person elected to a seat in the House of Commons (an MP), who serves as a representative of one of the 308 ridings into which Canada is divided. In debate, Members are identified not by their own names but by the names of their ridings. See parliamentarian
Keywords:  policymaker
a policymaker