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.

Earl Erroll | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

Earl Erroll explains how the House of Lords looks at government legislation from the ordinary citizen's point of view to see if it will help them or mess up their lives. With an interest in IT he's lo...

26/11/2012 09:52

Baroness Scotland | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

Baroness Scotland of Asthal was the first black woman to become a Queen's counsel and the only woman to be appointed as an attorney general. She brings her legal expertise to the chamber and highlight...

26/11/2012 09:51

Baroness Parminter | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

Baroness Parminter reflects on her work during a typical working week as a member of the House of Lords. She highlights how the House of Lords recognises that members have different backgrounds, talen...

26/11/2012 09:49

Baroness O'Cathain | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

Baroness O'Cathain highlights how experience in the Lords plays a part in scrutinising legislation line by line and improving the laws that are passed by the Houses of Parliament. This video was fil...

23/11/2012 10:47

Baroness Neuberger | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

As a crossbencher Baroness Neuberger helps scrutinise legislation and serves on the Lords Science and Technology Committee. She highlights the difference the Lords can make, giving an example of holdi...

23/11/2012 10:46

Baroness Massey | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

Baroness Massey of Darwen encourages young people to understand politics and how democracy works through visits to schools and school visits to Parliament. She highlights the range of questions young ...

22/11/2012 10:33

Baroness Grey-Thompson | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

Baroness Grey-Thompson's interests include sport, health and education. She explains how the work of the House of Lords can affect people's lives. Her personal experience of this comes from the Lords ...

22/11/2012 10:33

Baroness D'Souza | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

As the second Lord Speaker, Baroness D'Souza explains her role in chairing sessions in the chamber and helping to promote the work of the House of Lords outside of Parliament. She highlights the Peer...

21/11/2012 11:12

Baroness Deech | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

One of Baroness Deech's interests includes examining the regulation of human fertilisation and embryology research. She explains how the House of Lords has helped the UK become leaders in this field. ...

21/11/2012 11:11

Lord Bassam | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

Lord Bassam of Brighton explains his role as opposition chief whip. He highlights the importance for the Lords to make the government question itself, rethink and shift its position and the need to sh...

20/11/2012 09:37

Baroness Andrews | Stories of Democracy | House of Lords

Baroness Andrews joined the House of Lords in 2000. She shares her experiences of working in both Houses and highlights the important work of the House of Lords and how she contributes to it. This vi...

20/11/2012 09:37

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