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The State Opening of Parliament 

The UK general election took place on Thursday 4 July 2024. The new Parliament met on Tuesday 9 July 2024 for the election of the Speaker and swearing-in of MPs and Lords. The State Opening of Parliament and The King’s Speech will take place on Wednesday 17 July 2024.

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Interview with Alinah Azadeh - 1965 Race Relations Act Banner

An interview with Alinah Azadeh about her '1965 Race Relations Act Banner' commissioned by Parliament to celebrate 800 years of Magna Carta and celebrating one of the key moments along our journey to a modern democracy.

2015 Banners Exhibition

An online gallery featuring 18 specially commissioned artworks that celebrate750 years since De Montfort Parliament and 800 years since the sealing of Magna Carta.

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