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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.

Here are some of the fascinating facts and figures about the #ElizabethTower (#BigBen) Dimensions: over 96 metres and 12 metres square Steps to belfry: 334 Steps to lantern (the Ayrton Light):...

7/10/2016 07:29

#CentralLobby is the core of the Palace of #Westminster and was designed by #CharlesBarry as a meeting place for Members of both Houses, and where MPs can meet their constituents. It is a lofty...

5/10/2016 08:08

What are the different types of #Bill that pass through #Parliament? Find out: www.parliament.uk/billtypes

3/10/2016 09:28

Take a behind the scenes look #InsideTheCommons tonight at 6.10pm on @bbctwo. Find out what it's like to work in #Parliament. Image: Cleaning and maintenance of the #GreatClock (#BigBen) August...

1/10/2016 16:03

#DidYouKnow the #HouseofCommons has two venues licensed for solemnisation of #marriages and #civilpartnerships? Members' Dining Room-Ceremony Capacity: 150 pax Jubilee Room-Ceremony Capacity: 60...

30/9/2016 09:16

Ross, Senior Doorkeeper, House of Commons, #MyFavRoom "My favourite room is the Grand Committee Room adjacent to #WestminsterHall. It is sometimes referred to as the second chamber as it is used...

29/9/2016 06:31

When you visit #Parliament, make sure you look out for lots of fantastic #art and #design. In #WestminsterHall try and locate these stunning #Pugin floor tiles. www.parliament.uk/visit

28/9/2016 06:35

Find out about #Parliament’s role and it's three parts. www.parliament.uk/role

27/9/2016 06:36

This #NationalInclusionWeek (26 September -2 October) find out how #Parliament is working to be open to all. Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, introduces a series of videos which show how the historic...

26/9/2016 08:14

Here are some of the fascinating facts and figures about the #ElizabethTower (#BigBen) Dimensions: over 96 metres and 12 metres square Steps to belfry: 334 Steps to lantern (the Ayrton Light):...

24/9/2016 09:18

#DidYouKnow you can walk behind the clock faces of the #ElizabethTower (#BigBen)? About the clock dials Number of clock dials: 4 Clock dials diameter: 7m Length of hour figures: 60cm Clock dial...

23/9/2016 08:00

Dr Caroline Shenton​, Director of the Parliamentary Archives #MyFavRoom "My favourite room in #Parliament is outside! The Palace of #Westminster has outdoor as well as indoor rooms: Old and New...

22/9/2016 16:27

Denison the Harris Hawk from A & M Hawk UK puts on a show in front of the #ElizabethTower (#BigBen) in #Parliament for @huffpostuk

21/9/2016 11:40

Watch a rain storm pass over #London, followed by a #rainbow, as viewed from the #VictoriaTower in #Parliament

21/9/2016 06:28

How does #Parliament check & challenge the work of #government? www.parliament.uk/checkgovernment

20/9/2016 06:32

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