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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

2015 Banner exhibition virtual gallery Magna Carta


To mark 800 years of Magna Carta, nine artists have produced banners celebrating key moments of democracy

LiberTeas LiberTeas


On the 800th anniversary of MagnaCarta, plan an afternoon tea to celebrate, debate and reflect you freedoms and rights

Houses of Parliament audio tours  Tours


Tour the inside of one of the world’s most iconic buildings

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Voter registration deadline for 2015 general election approaches

You must be registered by 20 April if you want to vote on 7 May

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