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Dissolution of Parliament Dissolution

The dissolution of Parliament took place on Monday 30 March 2015.

Parliament was dissolved on Monday 30 March 2015. Find out what happens at dissolution

Want to take part in a digital art project? Get involved

Want to take part in a digital art project?

Explore and discover streets that have a connection to democracy and then upload images of streets you've found

Houses of Parliament audio tours Audio tours

Houses of Parliament audio tours

Come and discover Parliament on a self-guided audio tour

Election Toolkit resource Teachers

Election Toolkit resource

Run a mock election with this fun and flexible resource to help your students explore and understand how elections work

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Countdown to polling dayCountdown to polling day

UK Parliamentary general election takes place Thursday 7 May 2015

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