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.

Simon de Montfort and the emergence of Parliament

Follow the story of the emergence of Parliament and UK democracy. This film shows how Simon de Montfort brings together representatives from across the country at the 1265 Parliament. Suitable for u...

09/05/2014 13:24

Femi Oyeniran - Member of the Digital Democracy Commission

Femi Oyeniran is a member of the Speaker's Commission for Digital Democracy. You can find about more about Femi and the work of the Digital Democracy at http://www.parliament.uk/digitaldemocracy

08/05/2014 13:08

Aims of the Speaker's Commission on Digital Democracy

The Speaker talks about the reasons for and aims of his Commission on Digital Democracy and invites people to get involved at www.parliament.uk/digitaldemocracy or through Twitter @digidemocracyuk

08/05/2014 10:19

Meet the Digital Democracy Commission

Meet some of the Commissioners on the Speaker's Commission on Digital Democracy. For further information see www.parliament.uk/digitaldemocracy

08/05/2014 09:47

UK Parliament Open Lecture -- the role of the Chairman of Ways and Means

On Friday 13 March 2014, Rt Hon Lindsay Hoyle MP delivered an open lecture on the role of the Chairman of Ways and Means. Lindsay Hoyle is the MP for Chorley, and was elected as Deputy Speaker of the...

28/04/2014 09:11

Irish President, Michael D. Higgins, addresses Parliament

President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins addressed members of both Houses of Parliament on Tuesday 8 April in the Royal Gallery of the Palace of Westminster, during his state visit to the UK. It was th...

09/04/2014 13:18

Clive Betts MP launches inquiry into National Planning Policy Framework

Clive Betts MP, Chair of the House of Commons Communities and Local Government Committee, invites people to contribute to the Committee's new inquiry into the Operation of the National Planning Policy...

04/04/2014 08:34

Budget 2014: 19 March

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivered his Budget statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday 19 March 2014. Edward Miliband, Leader of the Labour Party, responded to the statement...

19/03/2014 17:29

Palace of Westminster - Protecting the Palace from fire

The challenges of updating the Palace's antiquated fire safety systems to modern day standards For further information about the Restoration and Renewal Programme visit www.restorationandrenewal.parl...

19/03/2014 12:44

UK Parliament Open Lecture - A rule to go by: what is the point of parliamentary procedure?

On Friday 7 February 2014, Aberystwyth University hosted an Open Lecture from Paul Evans, Principal Clerk of the Table Office in the House of Commons. Paul explored the origins, development and impac...

18/03/2014 16:14

The Budget and Parliament: An overview by Lindsay Hoyle MP, Chairman of Ways and Means

Lindsay Hoyle MP, Chairman of Ways and Means and Deputy Speaker of the Commons, gives an overview of what happens in Parliament when the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivers the annual Budget Statemen...

13/03/2014 16:29

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, addresses Parliament

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, visited Parliament to address MPs and peers on 27 February 2014. Parliament news: Angela Merkel visits Parliament http://www.parliament.uk/business/news/2014/februa...

27/02/2014 16:57

Adult Literacy and Numeracy | Business, Innovation and Skills Committee

Caroline Dinenage MP, member of the Commons Business, Innovation and Skills Committee invites members of the public to have their say in the Committee's inquiry into Adult Literacy and Numeracy. For...

06/02/2014 16:18

UK Parliament Open Lecture - People, Parliament and Power

UK Parliament Open Lecture - People, Parliament and Power On Wednesday 22 January 2014 Natascha Engel, MP for North East Derbyshire, and current chair of the House of Commons Backbench Business Commi...

06/02/2014 11:15

#AskPickles | 22 January 2014 | Communities and Local Government Committee

On 22 January 2014, the House of Commons Communities and Local Government Committee put questions to Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP that had been crowd-sourced via twitter using the hashtag #AskPickles For m...

23/01/2014 17:50

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