A brief history of representation in nearly 60 seconds

Use this fun and speedy guide in the classroom to introduce the history of representation, from Magna Carta in 1215 to today. For a more detailed history, take a look at the Houses of History resources.

This film has been created by the Houses of Parliament www.parliament.uk in collaboration with innovative storytellers Cognitive and is voiced by Rick Edwards from BBC Three’s Free Speech debate show.

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