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.

How does the House of Lords work? Jump Start

How does the House of Lords work and how is it different to the House of Commons? This short film provides straight forward guidance on the purpose and responsibilities of the House of Lords. Use th...

12/09/2012 10:27

Who is in the House of Lords? Jump Start

How do people become members of the House of Lords? This animation provides information on the routes into the House of Lords and the end of hereditary membership. You can download the supporting te...

12/09/2012 10:27

House of Commons Transport Committee: Role of the Committee

Chair Louise Ellman MP talks about the role of the Commons Transport Select Committee. For more information visit: http://www.parliament.uk/transcom

06/09/2012 09:01

2012: A Snapshot

For Arts in Parliament, members of the public were asked to contribute lines of poetry, lyrics or just words about democratic engagement and what it means to live in the UK in 2012. Poet and performe...

16/08/2012 08:31

Olympians in Parliament: Lord Coe

Lord Coe discusses his life as an Olympic athlete and the influence that has had on his role in Parliament. For more information visit: http://www.parliament.uk

09/08/2012 10:04

UK Parliament Open Lecture -- An insider's guide to the House of Lords

David Beamish delivered the second Open Lecture on 4 May 2012 on the House of the Lords, giving insights into the workings of the Chamber and behind the scenes and into reform of the House of Lords. ...

15/05/2012 09:23

State Opening of Parliament 2012

The State Opening of Parliament took place on Wednesday 9 May 2012. State Opening marks the formal start of the new 2012-13 parliamentary session. The primary purpose of this colourful state occasion ...

09/05/2012 12:21

Culture, Media and Sport Committee publishes Phone-hacking Report

A press conference to accompany the publication of the report from the Culture, Media and Sport Committee on News International and Phone-hacking. http://www.parliament.uk/News_International_and_Phone...

01/05/2012 14:35

Cycle ministers answer twitter questions during Transport Committee evidence session

On 24 April the Transport Committee held an oral evidence session with transport ministers Mike Penning and Norman Baker. MPs on the Committee wanted to ensure that their questions reflected the most ...

25/04/2012 09:37

Budget 2012: 21 March

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivered his Budget statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday 21 March.

21/03/2012 18:17

House of Lords Humble Address

The Leader of the House, Lord Strathclyde, gave a humble address on Thursday 15 March to mark the Queen's 60th anniversary of her accession to the throne.

15/03/2012 16:44

UK Parliament Open Lecture - Select Committees and the Commons: recent developments

Andrew Kennon, Clerk of Committees in the House of Commons, delivered the first Open Lecture on 9 March 2012 on the subject of 'Select Committees and the Commons: recent developments'. Andrew spoke a...

15/03/2012 08:56

Humble Address: 7 March 2012

The House of Commons on Wednesday 7 March has presented a humble Address to Her Majesty The Queen on the occasion of her Diamond Jubilee. Tributes were led by the Prime Minister, David Cameron, and th...

07/03/2012 16:59

Michael Gove answers #AskGove twitter questions during Education Committee evidence session

On 31 January the Education Committee held an oral evidence session with Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove. MPs on the Committee wanted to ensure that their questions reflected the most pr...

31/01/2012 17:34

Autumn Statement 2011: 29 November

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, made a financial statement to the House of Commons on Tuesday 29 November 2011, known as the Autumn Statement. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osb...

29/11/2011 17:00

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