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.

Happy American Independence Day. 🇺🇸Today celebrates the signing of the Declaration of Independence, when the American colonies broke away from the British Empire. . A copy of the Declaration of...

4/7/2017 11:21

MPs will debate the Second Reading of the Air Travel Organisers' Licensing (ATOL) Bill today. The Bill aims to update ATOL, the consumer protection scheme for package holidays that include a...

3/7/2017 15:20

On this day in 1928 The Representation of the People Act received Royal Assent. This Act lowered the voting age for women from 30 (the age limit set in 1918) to 21, thus giving them the same...

2/7/2017 08:44

50 years ago UK Parliament​ passed the Sexual Offences Act which decriminalised homosexual activity in England and Wales. Explore the UK Parliamentary Archives​ collection of documents and images...

1/7/2017 07:49

Happy #NationalCreamTeaDay. Add an afternoon tea to your tour of UK Parliament this summer. Our award winning chefs have created a tempting menu of savouries and sweets which combine tradition...

30/6/2017 12:36

A new exhibition, ‘Parliament and the First World War’, is open for visitors in Westminster Hall between 29 June and 28 September. It highlights the stories of men and women connected to UK...

29/6/2017 15:22

Did you know that you can get involved in contributing to the work of a House of Commons committee? . Find out more about House of Commons Committees: parliament.uk/committees . #Committees...

29/6/2017 07:25

Cranes have started to arrive at UK Parliament to lift steelworks into place for the essential maintenance of the Elizabeth Tower. . For more information about the conservation project...

27/6/2017 15:28

A coat of arms in honour of the murdered MP Jo Cox went on display in the Chamber of the House of Commons on Saturday 24th June. The plaque was unveiled by her two children, Cuillin and Lejla, who...

26/6/2017 14:49

How do House of Commons committees have an impact on society? . Find out more about House of Commons Committees: parliament.uk/committees . #Committees #Committee #UKParliament #Parliament...

26/6/2017 09:45

Fantastic image of St. Stephen's Hall in the Houses of Parliament by @independent_travel_cats. . We'd love to see your pictures. Share your amazing images by using #UKParliament. . #UKParliament...

24/6/2017 10:17

Following the Queen’s Speech, Parliament will start work on setting up committees formed of MPs who examine different topics. But how are committees different from the House of Commons...

23/6/2017 11:03

After the Queen leaves, the House of Lords chamber is rebuilt in two hours, and the House of Lords and the House of Commons get back to business. . Copyright House of Lords 2017 / Photography by...

21/6/2017 15:00

The Queen’s Speech is written by the government and read out by the Queen in the House of Lords chamber. . Copyright House of Lords 2017 / Photography by Roger Harris . The images in this set are...

21/6/2017 14:43

State Opening is the only regular occasion when the three parts of Parliament that have to give their assent to new laws – the Monarch, the House of Lords and the House of Commons – meet. . The...

21/6/2017 14:24

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