MPs, Lords and the Monarch - who's who?
Take a closer look at the role of MPs, Members of the House of Lords, and the monarch in the UK’s parliamentary democracy using a combination of animations, video interviews and articles to bust common myths.
Animation explaining Parliament's structure
Short animation exploring the function and makeup of the three parts that make up Parliament: the House of Commons, the House of Lords, and the monarch.
What is the House of Lords?
What is the House of Lords and how has it evolved over time to be this way? This resource answers those questions and is an ideal starting point for exploring the House of Lords with students.
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MPs and the House of Commons
Who works in the House of Commons and what does their role involve? This article answers those questions and provides a slideshow of images from the House of Commons chamber.
Find out about MPs and the House of Commons
The monarch and Parliament
Find out about the role of today's monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, in Parliament.
Understand more about the monarch and Parliament