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Welcome to the Parliamentary Bookshop website. The Parliamentary Bookshop is run and staffed by House of Commons employees as a service from Parliament. The Bookshop provides access to the full range of Parliamentary and related publications as soon as they are available. As well as Parliamentary documents and daily Hansards, the bookshop specialises in providing key Parliamentary texts such as Erskine May, Dod's Parliamentary Companion and Vacher's Quarterly, all of which can be ordered from our website.


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Victoria Tower Treasures

Victoria Tower Treasures

The Parliamentary Archives contain three million records of both Houses of Parliament. Written by three experts and containing superb pictures, this book covers 150 treasures from the collection telling the story of Parliament and the Palace of Westminster. Exclusive to The Parliamentary Bookshop.

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The Rule of Law

The Rule of Law

Former senior judge Lord Bingham examines the rule of law as a cornerstone of an equitable society. In a chapter devoted to each he draws up eight features of a principled legal system and looks at their application in significant statutes such as Habeas Corpus and the Human Rights Act. A short, accessible book aimed at all readers.

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Diaries Volume Two: Power and the People

Diaries Volume Two: Power and the People

The second volume of Alastair Campbell's diaries opens with the new Labour Government in power. With Campbells unparalleled access he covers the tensions between the big players in the party as well as the policy developments of Labour’s first dew years in power.

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William and Kate

William and Kate

Published to commemorate the engagement of Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton, 16 Novemeber 2010 this special souvenir guide reveals the public and private faces of the Prince and his bride-to-be: the engagement, their friendship and courtship, shared interests, family backgrounds, careers, social life and their hopes, dreams and aspirations for a long, happy future together.

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3D Big Ben Puzzle

3D Big Ben Puzzle

This is a thirty piece 3D puzzle of the world's largest four-faced, chiming clock and the third largest free-standing clock tower in the world. No scissors or glue required, it should take 100-120 minutes to complete.

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Now Panic and Freak Out Mug

Now Panic and Freak Out Mug

Now Panic and Freak Out China Mug. Limited stock available!

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The End of the Party

The End of the Party

Heavyweight political journalist Andrew Rawnsley analyses the Labour Government in the 21st Century. Calling on a mass of interviews and conversations with those-in-the-know, we are taken into the very heart of key meetings and decisi...

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Power Dressing

Power Dressing

For good or ill, women in politics are judged on how they dress. This book brings together the most famous female politicians with the garments that they wear. From Margaret Thatcher to Michelle Obama to Sarah Palin, this book combines politics, women and fashion.

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Decline and Fall: Diaries 2005-2010

Decline and Fall: Diaries 2005-2010

The sequel to the highly commended 'A view from the foothills' covering the period of Chris Mullin's loss of ministerial status in 2005 until his retirement at the 2010 election. Again we are treated to his highly entertaining ...

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Behind the Black Door

Behind the Black Door

In her down-to-earth style Sarah Brown tells the story of her life in Downing Street. From school plays clashing with visits to the White House to supporting her husband while he made difficult decisions during the financial crisis, this book is worth a read.

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Times Guide to House of Commons 2010

Times Guide to House of Commons 2010

This is an up-to-date guide to the House of Commons post 2010 election. It contains biographies, statistical analysis and the manifestos of all the major parties along with photos of all the MPs.

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When One Door Closes

When One Door Closes

From going to school with the Beatles, being shot covering the Nigerian Civil War and anchoring the news for the three biggest channels, Peter Sissons has had a..

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Beyond the Crash

Beyond the Crash

Gordon Brown's book offers an insight into the events that led to the fiscal downward spiral and the reactions of world leaders as they took steps to avoid further disaster...

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Diaries Volume One: Prelude to Power

Diaries Volume One: Prelude to Power

Now in paperback. The first of four unexpurgated volumes of diaries from which the bestselling THE BLAIR YEARS were taken. PRELUDE TO POWER covers the period from John Smith's death until Tony Blair's election to No.10. The former journalist gives an unrivalled view of the major events and figures in the New Labour story.

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Houses of Parliament Timeline Tea Towel

Houses of Parliament Timeline Tea Towel

The Houses of Parliament Teatowel. Featuring 28 of the most important dates and events in British politics from the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215 to the constitutional Reform Act of 2005. Size 80 x 45cm

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Unreliable Sources

Unreliable Sources

Veteran journalist John Simpson has been reporting the news from some of the most dangerous places in the world for over 40 years. As a BBC correspondent, his reports have had to remain impartial and free from political waver. Impartiality within the press is often claimed, but with the reality being far from the case. Here, in this hugely readable volume, Simpson looks at how major events of the 20th century were reported to us, and gives us the reality of what actually lay behind the headlines. A fantastic account of how reporting the news over the years has left us with the style of journalism we have today.

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