Parliamentlive.tv Help Pages

Parliamentlive.tv has video and audio footage of all UK Parliament events taking place in public. This includes debates and chamber proceedings from both the House of Commons and the House of Lords and all committees. Sometimes we also have video coverage of special events at Parliament.

This is available live and on-demand, with an archive which goes back to 4 December 2007.

How can I view parliamentlive.tv?

Parliamentlive.tv can be watched on desktop, mobile and tablet and is supported on most up-to-date browsers.

If you have a poor internet connection, change the quality of the video stream and picture by clicking the quality button on the player.

If you are having issues viewing parliamentlive.tv please contact us so we can help.

How do I find what I’m looking for?

Use search on the top left of the homepage to find an event by name, Member, what House it took place in or date.

If you are looking for an event taking place on the day, have a look at the Brief Guide on the homepage. This can also be viewed as a calendar by clicking Full Event Guide.

On the homepage, you can also see what is going on in the House of Commons, House of Lords and committees.

Can I just listen to the event and not play the video?

If you only want to listen to an event, click the audio only button below the player. You can switch back at any time.

Why are some events only available in audio?

Not all locations in Parliament have the facilities for video recording so sometimes we can only record the audio.

How do I download the video or audio?

We will be releasing the ability to download sections of the video soon.

How do I download the audio of a full event?

You can only download the full audio on a desktop. To do this, click the far right icon (it looks like a folder with an arrow) on the player bar. This will download as an MP3 file.

How can I share the events on social media?

We will be releasing the ability to share on social media soon.

Are there any restrictions on how I use the video and audio?

It is important you comply with UK Parliament’s Conditions of Use for video and audio. Recordings are for personal use only.

To see the restrictions on how you use parliamentlive.tv recordings please refer to the Terms and Conditions.

Why is content sometimes not available?

We sometimes have to remove video and audio due to special circumstances or errors.

What do I get when I use the RSS Feed?

You can subscribe to the RSS feed by clicking on the icon on the homepage and copying it to your preferred RSS reader. It includes the most recent 25 events.