News from UK Parliament

Voter registration deadline for 2015 general election approaches

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

Countdown to polling day

Countdown to polling day

UK Parliamentary general election takes place Thursday 7 May 2015

New Women in Parliament Publication

New Women in Parliament Publication

Explore an illustrated history of Women in Parliament with our new publication

The Art of Remembrance: Bertram Mackennal’s Parliamentary War Memorial

 Parliamentary War Memorial

James Ford's recent illustrated lecture on Bertram Mackennal's Parliamentary War Memorial is now available to watch

New video: 'Oscar Nemon, Churchill's Sculptor'

Watch an illustrated talk by Aurelia Young about her father, Oscar Nemon, whose statue of Winston Churchill stands in the House of Commons

Regional News


Dissolution is the official term for the end of a Parliament.

The dissolution of Parliament took place on Monday 30 March 2015. All business in the House of Commons has come to an end and there are no MPs. Every seat in the Commons is vacant until after the general election on 7 May 2015.