Parliament examines what the Government is doing, makes new laws, holds the power to set taxes and debates the issues of the day. The House of Commons and House of Lords each play an important role in Parliament's work.
Find out what happens at Parliament, how your MP represents you and how Parliament checks up on the work of Government.
Find out interesting information relating to the role and function of MPs, Lords and key officers across parliament.
Find out about Parliament. Browse a series of frequently asked questions about the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
Living Heritage offers an insight into the political, social and cultural roles Parliament has played in the development of British society over nearly a thousand years.
Explore the Parliamentary Art Collection displayed across the Parliamentary Estate. The collection depicts the history of Parliament and British politics over centuries
Parliament has many images, both modern and historic, some of which are on the UK Parliament flickr channel. You can also download pictures from our image gallery.
Watch our videos and listen to our podcasts covering a number of topics including the parliamentary estate, Private Members Bills and more
Find out what it's like to work for Parliament, and the latest on current vacancies.
Twitter – keep up to date with what's happening in Parliament
Flickr – images of the business, events and buildings of Parliament
YouTube – films explaining the work and history of Parliament
Facebook – become a fan of Parliament on facebook
Our Passage of a Bill guide shows a Bill’s journey through Parliament – find out what happens at each stage.
Hansard (the Official Report) is the edited verbatim report of proceedings in both Houses
The Parliamentary Archives provides access to Parliament's historic records
Parliament is open to all members of the UK public to tour the building and watch debates