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.

Lord Parekh | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

Lord Parekh recalls the day he received the call from 10 Downing Street inviting him to become a member of the House of Lords. He talks about the work of the House and the changes he would like to bri...

08/01/2013 16:21

Lord Strathclyde | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

Lord Strathclyde highlights how the House of Lords helps to improve legislation and how the Lords can vote and defeat government amendments to legislation. He also explains the role of Leader of the H...

07/01/2013 15:44

Lord MacGregor | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

Lord MacGregor explains the importance of committees and the reports they produce. These videos were filmed for Parliament Week 2011. To find out more about the annual Parliament Week please visit h...

07/01/2013 14:34

Highlights of The Big Care Debate | Lords Chamber Event 2012 | House of Lords

On 7 December 2012, members of the University of the Third Age, and students from 10 state schools across the UK, came together to take part in The Big Care Debate: "Who should be responsible for prov...

21/12/2012 14:21

The Big Care Debate in action | Lords chamber event 2012 | House of Lords

On 7 December 2012, members of the University of the Third Age, and students from 10 state schools across the UK, came together to take part in The Big Care Debate: "Who should be responsible for prov...

21/12/2012 13:57

Build-up to The Big Care Debate | Lords chamber event | House of Lords

On 7 December 2012, members of the University of the Third Age, and students from 10 state schools across the UK, came together to take part in The Big Care Debate: "Who should be responsible for prov...

20/12/2012 16:17

The Big Care Debate | Chamber Event 2012 | House of Lords

The House of Lords threw open its doors to debaters both young and old with the first intergenerational debate in the Lords chamber on Friday 7 December 2012. Over 200 students and members of the Uni...

13/12/2012 15:46

Lord Lipsey | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

Lord Lipsey outlines how he brings the knowledge and experience from his involvement in three government inquiries in 2000 covering the electoral system, care for the elderly and the BBC licence fee t...

26/11/2012 12:09

Lord Laming | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

Lord Laming explains his role as Convenor of the Crossbench Peers. He highlights how effective the House of Lords is in revising and improving legislation. These videos were filmed for Parliament Wee...

26/11/2012 11:48

Lord Hannay | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

Lord Hannay speaks about the Lisbon Treaty, being one of the first House of Lords Appointments Commission appointed members in 2001 and his admiration for former Czechoslovakian President, Vaclav Have...

26/11/2012 11:47

Lord Inglewood | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

Lord Inglewood talks about his role as chairman of the Communications Committee and how he spends his time in the House. He recalls a memorable election canvassing with his dad in Westland in 1959. T...

26/11/2012 11:47

Lord Harrison | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

Lord Harrison talks about the role and membership of the House of Lords. He highlights areas of interest including raising questions about funding small businesses and questions for short debate to ra...

26/11/2012 11:46

Lord Grocott | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

Lord Grocott highlights the on going process of democracy. He explains his role and how a typical day for a member of the Lords. He also talks about his private member's bill that helped to toughen up...

26/11/2012 11:44

Baroness Hayman | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

Baroness Hayman was the first Lord Speaker. She contributes expertise in health, education and social policy to scrutinise and help improve legislation. She highlights how the Lords keeps the governme...

26/11/2012 09:55

Lord Bowness | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

Lord Bowness concentrates on committee work as well as contributing to debates. He explains the job of the European Union select and sub committees and how the work of the Lords is being promoted thro...

26/11/2012 09:54

Jump to a page