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See what is happening today in both Houses, read previous debates in Hansard and get the latest select committee reports. Explore research from the parliamentary libraries and find out how to access the archives.

View and search Commons and Lords Hansard

The Official Report (Hansard) is the edited report of proceedings of both the House of Commons and the House of Lords

Written Questions and Answers and Written Statements

Browse, search or print Written Questions and Answers, and Written Statements from the House of Commons and House of Lords.

Commons business papers

The House of Commons business is set out in a collection of daily papers.

Lords business papers

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Committee publications

Committee publications

Parliamentary committees produce a wide range of publications, including reports, and records of evidence sessions and debates.

House of Commons publications

House of Commons publications

Commons publications covering parliamentary standards, accounts, management, standing orders and MPs' financial interests.

Parliamentary Archives

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Browse Historical records online, search our catalogue of the Parliamentary Archives or arrange a visit to view our records.

Erskine May

Read and search the online guide to practices and procedures in the House of Commons and House of Lords.


Read the latest coronavirus information including news, committee inquiries, research and analysis from UK Parliament

Brexit: research and analysis

Read research and analysis from Parliament's libraries and committees on how leaving the EU will affect different policy areas in the UK

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