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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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About the Parliamentary Archives

The Parliamentary Archives has about 30 staff. While we all work closely together on a day to day basis, we are broadly split into three teams.

Preservation and Access

The Preservation and Access Team includes Collections Care, Imaging, Digital Preservation, and cataloguing. 

Information and Records Management

The IRMS team provides information and records management services in Parliament.

Public Services and Outreach

The Public Services and Outreach Team deliver search room and enquiry services, exhibitions, displays and other outreach activities. 

Job Opportunities

Find out about working in the Parliamentary Archives.

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