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The House of Commons chamber in pictures
KS2-4, CITIZENSHIP, PHOTO GALLERY
Images of the House of Commons chamber illustrating how the House of Commons works and its role in the UK’s democracy.
An Introduction to Parliament KS2 video
KS2, CITIZENSHIP, PARLIAMENT AND GOVERNMENT, VIDEO
A short animation introducing Parliament. Can also be viewed in chapters – Parliament’s structure, elections, making laws, your voice.
An Introduction to Parliament KS3-5 video
KS3-5, CITIZENSHIP, PARLIAMENT AND GOVERNMENT, VIDEO
What is the House of Commons?
KS3-5, CITIZENSHIP, HOUSE OF COMMONS, VIDEO
Animation exploring the House of Commons history, role and membership and how Government is held to account.
How the General Election works in nearly 60 seconds
KS3-5, AUDIO, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP
Use this short film as an introduction to how the General Election works.
How Parliament works in nearly 60 seconds
Use this short film as an introduction to how Parliament works.
Take an online tour of Parliament
Explore some of Parliament's famous buildings and learn about its work and history of though this series of virtual tours.
What is Democracy? With Danny Wallace - video
KS3-4, CITIZENSHIP, VIDEO
Author and journalist Danny Wallace takes a light-hearted look in this short film at how the UK is governed.
Commons Select Committee video
KS5, VIDEO, HOUSE OF COMMONS & MPS
This short film guides you through Select Committees of the House of Commons: how they are formed, the work they do and the impact they have.
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