Watching debates and committees

Visitors to Parliament from the UK and overseas are welcome to watch debates and committee hearings in both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. This is free of charge.

Attend debates

Prime Minister's Questions July 2016 © UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor

From the public galleries, watch MPs and Peers question the government and debate current issues and legislation.

Prime Minister's Questions

Prime Minister's Question Time

See the Prime Minister answering topical questions from MPs in the Commons Chamber on Wednesdays at 12 noon.

Ministerial Question Time

Question Time in the Lords Chamber

Watch ministers answer questions from MPs and Peers on government policy and topical issues.

Commons debates in Westminster Hall ('Westminster Hall Debates')

The House of Commons also sits in an additional room just off Westminster Hall. Find out how you can watch the debates and what type of business takes place.

Watch committees

Watch committees

A large part of the work of the House of Commons and the House of Lords happens in committees, made up by smaller groups of MPs or Peers.

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Virtual tour

Visitors on a tour in the Robing Room image by Roger Harris

Explore some of the most famous rooms and discover more about the building's fascinating history and present day use.

What's on

Find out what's going on in Parliament