Welcome to the UK Parliament Web Archive

We capture, preserve, and make accessible UK Parliament information published on the web. The web archive includes UK Parliament websites and social media dating from 2009 to the present.

This collection of archived web content was selected for preservation by the Parliamentary Archives.


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The House of Commons benches are green in colour, a custom which goes back 300 years. Rebuilt after World War Two, Commonwealth countries helped with the cost of materials for the new Chamber: Australia the Speaker’s Chair, Canada the Table of the House, and India and Pakistan the entrance doors. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ parliament.uk/visit ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #CommonsChamaber #UKParliament #Parliament #UKHouseofCommons #UKHouseofLords #HouseofCommons #HouseofLords #Commons #Lords #Westminster #HousesofParliament #UKHousesofParliament #PalaceofWestminster #London