Read transcripts of debates in both Houses
Produced by Commons Library, Lords Library and Parliamentary Office Science and Technology
Search for Members by name, postcode, constituency and party
Learn about their experience, knowledge and interests
Celebrating people who have made Parliament a positive, inclusive working environment
Four staff networks for people to discuss and consider issues.
Contact your MP or a Member of the House of Lords about an issue that matters to you
Sign up for the Your Parliament newsletter to find out how you can get involved
Explore the Houses of Parliament on this virtual tour
Sign up to our newsletter for regular updates about visiting
Book a school visit, classroom workshop or teacher-training session
Access videos, worksheets, lesson plans and games
The plan was prepared in 1794 by the famous architect Sir John Soane as part of a scheme to provide better ventilation for the House of Lords. This cross section of his proposed heating system shows the undercroft beneath the House of Lords where Fawkes had stored the gunpowder in 1605.
Find out more about the Parliamentary Archives