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Parliamentary Archives

The Parliamentary Archives collects, preserves and makes accessible the records of UK Parliament. We provide a records management service for the House of Commons and House of Lords and operate a free public archives service.


Search our online catalogue, access digital content, and plan your visit on the Parliamentary Archives website.

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