Democracy Day: Karen Buck reveals best thing about being an MP

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What is it that MPs actually do and what really happens behind the scenes in Westminster?

Westminster Academy students joined CBBC's Newsround reporter Ayshah behind the scenes at the Houses of Parliament as part of the BBC's Democracy Day.

As well as getting a sneaky look at the House of Commons School Reporters Karam, Nuzha, Edon, Jamie, Atiya and Abado met and interviewed their own local MP Karen Buck and asked her about the best thing about her job.

Watch Newsround's full 'What is Parliament?' report here