The Palace of Westminster is Old – level 1
The Palace of Westminster is in London. It is old. It was built in the 19th century. It has damage. It must be renovated.
There are five plans. The cheapest plan is 3.5 billion pounds. The most expensive plan is 5.7 billion pounds.
The MPs must say which plan to choose. If they choose the cheap plan, they cannot be in the building for 6 years.
Difficult words: damage (problems), renovate (to make something old nice again), MP (a member of parliament).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Which solution would you choose?
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