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Dissolution of Parliament

The dissolution of Parliament took place on Thursday 30 May 2024. All business in the House of Commons and House of Lords has come to an end. There are currently no MPs and every seat in the Commons is vacant until after the general election on 4 July 2024.

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First World War Teaching Resources

UK Parliament's WW1 teaching resources. 

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WWI speeches and source pack
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Use this lesson plan and associated sources, including two re-enacted speeches, to support your secondary students to develop historical research, analysis and presentation skills.

Votes for Women lesson plan and assembly
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This video, lesson plan and assembly bring to life the story of the Suffragettes following Lady Constance Lytton as she protests for women's right to vote.

Houses of History timeline
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Explore this interactive timeline which highlights 15 key historical events around the theme of war and conflict.

Suffragettes lesson plan (KS3)

This downloadable lesson plan introduces key stage 3 students to the campaign for female suffrage.

Suffragettes lesson plan (KS3)

Votes for Women, video and resources - Part 1

This audio drama brings to life the story of the Suffragettes following Lady Constance Lytton as she protests for women’s right to vote.

Votes for Women - lesson plan