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.

Your voice in Parliament (primary)

Find out the different ways everyone can get their voice heard in Parliament, including how to contact MPs and Peers, setting up petitions, and campaigning on issues that you’re passionate about. If ...

03/10/2014 08:53

Elections and voting explained (primary)

Discover the different types of elections held in the UK and take a closer look at the General Election, exploring: our right to vote, how candidates and parties gain votes and what happens once elect...

03/10/2014 08:53

How laws are made (primary)

Follow the stages of a bill from a proposal for a new law to becoming an Act of Parliament. If you are a teacher, this animation is ideal as an overview of law making in Parliament for primary studen...

03/10/2014 08:53

Parliament’s structure explained (primary)

Discover the three parts that make up parliament: the House of Commons, the House of Lords, and the monarch. If you are a teacher, this animation is an ideal speedy introduction to Parliament’s Struc...

03/10/2014 08:52

An introduction to Parliament (primary)

A teaching resource for primary students, explaining what Parliament is and how it works. This animation is an ideal starting point for introducing Parliament to primary students. Chapters: 00:53 ...

03/10/2014 08:52

A breath of fresh air? Parliament’s green watchdog looks at air pollution

Air pollution causes 29,000 early deaths a year according to Public Health England, yet the Government has admitted that European safety limits on exposure will not be met in many UK cities until the ...

10/09/2014 11:05

How to access the Houses of Parliament (signed with British Sign Language)

1) 0:00 Welcome to Westminster Tanni, Baroness Grey-Thompson welcomes visitors to the Houses of Parliament and explains how these historic buildings are open to everyone. 2) 00:57 Getting Here: Ac...

08/09/2014 09:22

How to access the Houses of Parliament

How to access the Houses of Parliament (with optional subtitles) 1) 0:00 Welcome to Westminster Tanni, Baroness Grey-Thompson welcomes visitors to the Houses of Parliament and explains how these hist...

08/09/2014 09:21

Adult Literacy and Numeracy Report | Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee

Members of the Business Innovation and Skills Select Committee at the House of Commons share their views and their Report on Adult Literacy and Numeracy. For more information visit: http://www.parli...

08/09/2014 08:05

Debate on the e-petition on regulation of the sale of puppies and kittens

On Thursday 4 September 2014 MPs took part in a debate in the House of Commons Chamber relating to an e-petition on the regulation of the sale of puppies and kittens. This debate was scheduled by the ...

05/09/2014 13:12

Speaker John Bercow invites entries to Speaker's School Council Awards

Speaker John Bercow introduces the Speaker’s School Council Awards 2014

04/09/2014 15:02

What is the House of Commons?

Explore the House of Commons, including how it all began, its main functions, how its members are elected and the role of MPs. If you are a teacher, this animation is an ideal starting point for intr...

04/09/2014 14:20

Your voice in Parliament

Find out the different ways everyone can get their voice heard in Parliament, including how to contact MPs and Peers, setting up petitions, and campaigning on issues that you’re passionate about. If ...

04/09/2014 13:01

Elections and voting explained

Discover how elections work in the UK and take a closer look at the General Election, exploring: our right to vote, how candidates and parties gain votes and what happens once elected. If you are a t...

04/09/2014 13:01

How laws are made

Follow the stages of a bill from a proposal for a new law to becoming an Act of Parliament. If you are a teacher, this animation is ideal as an overview to law making in Parliament for secondary stud...

04/09/2014 13:00

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