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From Big Ben to Big Bang Science

From Big Ben to Big Bang

Interested in how Parliament examines science policy in the UK? Free event on 12 September in Newcastle explains more

History of the House of Lords Lords

History of the House of Lords

Find out more about the eventful history that has shaped today’s House

Slave Trade Quilt Commemoration

Slave Trade Quilt

Commemorative quilt on display to mark the International Day of Remembrance for the Slave Trade and its Abolition on 23 August

Summer Opening guided tours Summer Tours

Summer Opening guided tours

Tours inside one of the world’s most iconic buildings. Available Monday to Saturday between 31 July and 31 August

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Lords summer recess written answers and statements

Topics this week include homelessness, access to broadband and press regulation

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Members of the House of Commons

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