"What is the meaning of Summing Up in the parliament?"

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When a member (usually a minister) introduces a bill in the House of Representatives they give the first speech in the debate. Sometimes they choose to give a second speech at the end of the debate. This reply speech usually sums and responds to the debate. It is occasionally called a summing up speech, but this term is not widely used in the parliament.

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