Parliament at work

How Parliament has informed the public of its work, from 17th century news merchants to 21st century podcasts

Communicating parliamentary business

How Parliament relayed its debates and decisions to the world evolved from newspaper reports, to the formalization of an official report of proceedings and the use of new media including radio, television and the internet

Offices and Ceremonies

The symbolic and ceremonial life of Parliament, from its colourful characters to the pageantry framing modern-day politics

Related information

Find out about the role of the House of Commons and current business in the chamber

Listen to a tour of the Commons Chamber given by a visitors' assistant at the Houses of Parliament