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State Opening of Parliament 2016
The Queen's Speech The Queen's Speech is delivered by the Queen from the Throne in the House of Lords. Although the Queen reads the speech, it is written by the government. 18 May 2016, 11:44
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The chimes of Big Ben
(There is no dialogue in this video) This is the bell in Parliament's Clock Tower (Big Ben). The bell at the centre of this film is called Big Ben. 2 Sep 2015, 12:13
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24.10.12 4:26
US Elections - How do they work?
A guide to the US political system aimed at A Level students, explaining how elections work in the USA. 24 Oct 2012, 8:59
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An introduction to Parliament
A short animation that introduces the UK Parliament, looking at its history and how it works today. 4 Sep 2014, 12:59
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Margaret Thatcher's last Prime Minister's Questions: 27 November 1990
Margaret Thatcher's last Prime Minister's Question Time took place on Tuesday 27 November 1990. 25 Nov 2009, 11:23
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03.02.09 3:30
Big Ben: Making sure the Great Clock strikes on time
How is Big Ben and the Great Clock kept on time? This short video explains how this is done. Visit parliament.uk/bigben for more information about Big Ben. 3 Feb 2009, 21:38
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Theresa May's first PMQs: 20 July 2016
The Prime Minister, Theresa May, answered questions from MPs in the House of Commons on Wednesday 20 July 2016. This was her first Prime Minister's questions. 20 Jul 2016, 13:47
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21.09.12 19:52
The House of Commons Chamber
Watch our film about the House of Commons Chamber, what it does and how it works for people across the UK Links | 21 Sep 2012, 10:51
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House of Commons 4 September 2019: MPs debate Benn Bill
Follow events in the House of Commons today including Boris Johnson's first PMQs. You can follow @HouseofCommons on Twitter for official news and information for the UK House of Commons Chamber. 4 Sep 2019, 22:54
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05.04.19 3:20
The Speaker Explains: Keeping Order in the House of Commons
We asked John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons, to explain how he keeps order in the House of Commons. 5 Apr 2019, 14:48
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House of Commons 9 September 2019
Follow events in the House of Commons today including MPs debating an early general election. 10 Sep 2019, 4:07
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson's first House of Commons Statement: 25 July 2019
Boris Johnson makes his first statement as Prime Minister on the Government's priorities. 25 Jul 2019, 13:49
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Tonly Blair's first Prime Minister's Questions: 21 May 1997
Tony Blair led Labour to general election victory on 2 May 1997. Mr Blair's first Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) took place on 21 May 1997. 25 Nov 2009, 11:20
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13.07.16 37:48
David Cameron's last PMQs: 13 July 2016
The Prime Minister, David Cameron, answered questions from MPs in the House of Commons on Wednesday 13 July 2016. This was his last Prime Minister's questions. 13 Jul 2016, 15:02
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01.04.19 3:21:14
Leaving the EU e-petition debate - 1 April 2019
MPs debated three petitions about leaving the EU. The debate was opened by Catherine McKinnell MP, a member of the Petitions Committee. 1 Apr 2019, 19:23
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16.01.19 8:21:36
LIVE – PMQs 16 January 2019 and the motion and vote of no confidence in Her Majesty’s Government
LIVE coverage of business in the House of Commons today. Business will begin with Scottish Questions at 11 : 30 GMT followed by Prime Minister’s Question Time at midday. 16 Jan 2019, 21:56
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LIVE – final day of Commons debate ahead of vote on EU Withdrawal Bill: 15 January 2019
From around 12 : 50 GMT, Attorney General Geoffrey Cox opens the last day of five days of debate in the House of Commons on the Government’s deal for leaving the European Union. 15 Jan 2019, 22:19
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04.09.14 3:33
What is the House of Commons?
Explore the House of Commons, including how it all began, its main functions, how its members are elected and the role of MPs. 4 Sep 2014, 14:20
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25.06.14 1:26
How Parliament works in nearly 60 seconds
A fun and speedy guide to the role of UK Parliament, including the House of Commons, House of Lords and the monarchy, voiced by Rick Edwards. 25 Jun 2014, 16:28
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22.08.13 5:46
Take a tour of the House of Lords
Baroness Jenkin of Kennington, Lord Inglewood, Lord Haskel, Lord Faulks and Baroness Parminter take you on a tour around the House of Lords. 22 Aug 2013, 9:48
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16.07.08 0:27
Big Ben: Fly fans
(There is no dialogue in this video) These fly fans are used within Parliament's Clock Tower (Big Ben) The fly fans are air brakes used to regulate the descent of the weights which powers the | 16 Jul 2008, 9:39
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Boris Johnson's first PMQs: 4 September 2019
Follow events in the House of Commons today including Boris Johnson's first PMQs. You can follow @HouseofCommons on Twitter for official news and information for the UK House of Commons Chamber. 4 Sep 2019, 14:27
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MPs return after Supreme Court ruling: 25 September 2019
Following the Supreme Court's judgment that the prorogation of Parliament was unlawful, the 2017-19 parliamentary session will resume on 25 September 2019. The House of Commons will sit at 11.30am. 25 Sep 2019, 23:28
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House of Commons 3 September 2019: Emergency debate on no-deal Brexit
Follow events in the House of Commons Chamber as MPs meet for the first time after the summer recess. 3 Sep 2019, 23:18
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01.10.13 7:30
Gunpowder Plot – Stories from Parliament (Part 1 of 2)
The story of the Gunpowder plot and Guy Fawkes. 1 Oct 2013, 11:20
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27.02.14 41:35
German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, addresses Parliament
German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, visited Parliament to address MPs and peers on 27 February 2014. 27 Feb 2014, 16:57
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12.09.12 3:43
What is the House of Lords? Jump Start
A guide to the House of Lords explaining who the Lords are and what they do. This teaching resource aims to help students understand the House of Lords and its history. 12 Sep 2012, 10:29
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01.04.19 2:42:27
MPs hold second round of indicative votes
MPs take part in a second round of indicative votes on various Brexit-related motions. 1 Apr 2019, 22:23
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Winding the mechanism that powers Big Ben
The Great Clock is wound three times a week. First, the auto-winding mechanism is set. This winds the striking train and the chiming train. Then the winding handle is attached to the going train. 2 Apr 2009, 13:17
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LIVE MPs debate new Brexit deal: 19 October 2019
The House of Commons usually sits from Monday to Friday. However, on Saturday 19 October the House will be sitting to discuss the new Brexit deal. Why is the House of Commons sitting on a Saturday? 19 Oct 2019, 16:31
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