Read transcripts of debates in both Houses
Track the progress of new laws through Parliament
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Learn about their experience, knowledge and interests
Find out about the role of Parliament’s two Houses
Learn about the history and evolution of Parliament
Find out how you can get involved in the work of Parliament
Book tours of Parliament on Saturdays throughout the year
Watch committees and debates
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One of the Chartist's demands was for the secret ballot. The 1872 Act to amend the Law relating to Procedure at Parliamentary and Municipal Elections, also known as the Ballot Act, introduced the secret ballot for local and government elections.
Find connections, past and present, between Parliament and your town
Access a trail leaflet featuring the Birmingham sites our groups discovered had links with the history of the right to vote.
Birmingham Archives and Heritage