Houses of Parliament: an illustrated guide

Houses of Parliament: an illustrated guide

Fun facts and colourful pictures of Parliament which give key information about the work of the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

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Description

A friendly, colourful PDF leaflet which introduces students to the Palace of Westminster and the work of MPs and Peers. Mixing fun facts, pictures of Parliament’s iconic spaces, and key information about the work of the House of Commons and House of Lords, it provides an ideal introduction to the work of Parliament.

You can download this PDF leaflet free to use in your school.

Learning outcomes

Students will learn about:

  • The three parts of Parliament: the House of Commons, House of Lords and the Monarch
  • The role of MPs and Lords, including making laws, debating current issues and scrutinising the government
  • Key moments in the history of the House of Commons and House of Lords
  • The buildings of Parliament in the Palace of Westminster

 

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