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.

UK Parliament​ will be turning off the lights for Earth Hour​ tonight between 8.30-9.30pm. Coordinated by WWF and other volunteer organisations, Earth Hour shines a light on the need for action on...

25/3/2017 09:30

The Woolsack is the seat of the Lord Speaker in the House of Lords. It is a large square cushion of wool covered in red cloth and is stuffed with wool brought from around the Commonwealth. . The...

22/3/2017 12:02

Happy World Poetry Day. In UK Parliament Poets' Hall, also known as the Upper Waiting Hall, brings to life scenes from Britain’s finest literary works. Covered in 1890s to protect them from...

21/3/2017 12:52

You can view the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry​ in UK Parliament​ from 20 March to 29 April. This is a unique international community artwork chronicling the impact of Scots throughout the...

18/3/2017 10:33

Happy St Patrick's Day. In UK Parliament​ all four UK patron saints are recognised. In this mosaic St Patrick is joined on the left by St Columba and the right by St Brigid. . ‘Saint Patrick for...

17/3/2017 06:22

Behind the scenes images of our new Houses of Parliament virtual tours being created. . Step through 1000 years of history with our new virtual tour of the Houses of...

16/3/2017 07:35

Step through 1000 years of history with our new virtual tour of the Houses of Parliament. . www.parliament.uk/virtualtour . #VirtualTour #360tour #BigBen #ElizabethTower #Parliament #UKParliament...

15/3/2017 11:01

What is Article 50? What will be the next steps for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU? Explore the possibilities on our Brexit pages. . www.parliament.uk/brexit . #Brexit #Article50 #EuropeanUnion...

13/3/2017 13:55

Happy Commonwealth Day. . #CommonwealthDay #Commonwealth #ParliamentSquare #BigBen #ElizabethTower #Parliament #UKParliament #UKHouseofCommons #UKHouseofLords #HouseofCommons #HouseofLords...

13/3/2017 08:54

Delicious image of our afternoon teas by @whatmickyeats. . Find out how you can book your scrumptious tea as part of a tour package when you visit UK...

11/3/2017 18:51

Wonderful spring image of the Houses of Parliament by @lililondoner . We'd love to see your pictures. Share your fantastic images by using #UKParliament and we'll share them . #BigBen...

9/3/2017 18:23

Female Members of Parliament gather in the Lobby of the House of Commons to mark International Women’s Day 2017. . There are currently 196 female MPs, making up 30% of the House of Commons, a...

8/3/2017 16:50

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivers his Spring Budget to the House of Commons. . www.parliament.uk/budget . #SpringBudget #Budget2017 #Budget #PhilipHammond #Parliament...

8/3/2017 14:34

Dine inside the historic Members’ Dining Room this April. Enjoy expertly crafted dishes created by our in-house team of award-winning chefs. Availability 4, 5, 11 and 12 April for lunch and...

6/3/2017 16:55

Actor Courteney Cox visited UK Parliamentary Archives to trace her roots on @tlc's ‘Who Do You Think You Are?' . www.parliament.uk/archives . #CourteneyCox #DigitalArchives #ParliamentaryArchives...

5/3/2017 10:24

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