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Visit Parliament Aug 16
To mark the bicentenary of the massacre that took place at St Peter’s Field, Manchester 1819, a free exhibition ‘Parliament & Peterloo’ is on view in Westminster Hall until 26 September. Book your free ticket👉
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In 1819 Manchester did not have its own Member of Parliament. Now in 2019 Greater Manchester is represented by 27 MPs. One of them is She tells us what Peterloo means to her.
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Peterloo was a major event in Manchester’s history and a defining moment for Britain’s democracy. It was a catalyst for subsequent generations campaigning for change. Manchester MP on why we should remember Peterloo.
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Peterloo2019 Aug 16
Exactly 200 years on, just as the people protesting at Peterloo on 16 August 1819 came together, so too will the people remembering those who lost their lives, were injured or were there to seek rights & representation on this historic day. Watch live:
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UK Parliament Aug 16
In 1819 around 2% of the population could vote. On 16 August 1819 60,000 people gathered in Manchester to demand representation. The massacre of these peaceful protesters became known as Peterloo. Manchester MP explains what happened.
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Citizens Project Aug 15
Tomorrow is the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre. To learn more about the events leading up to, during and after Peterloo why not join our free online course, developed with and -
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UK Parliament Aug 16
Today we remember the 60,000 people who gathered in Manchester on 16 August 1819 to demand the vote and representation in Parliament. 18 of these peaceful protesters were killed and hundreds were injured but our democracy is their legacy.
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Peterloo2019 Aug 16
18 killed. Hundreds injured. Manchester changed forever. 200 years ago 60,000 people gathered in Manchester to peacefully demand the vote. 18 people were killed & hundreds injured. The massacre became known as Peterloo.
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UK Parliament Aug 15
Have you heard of Finn's Law? The Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Act 2019 makes it an offence to cause unnecessary suffering to a service animal. The campaign for the law followed the stabbing of police dog, Finn, in the line of duty in 2016.
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Health and Social Care Committee Aug 15
⏰One week left to contribute to our inquiry on the funding needed to implement the Submit your views on: 💷funding for NHS capital 👩‍⚕️education and training ⚕️public health and social care By Thursday 22/08 at this link👇
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Liaison Committee Aug 14
The Prime Minister will answer questions from select committee chairs on 11 September - find out more about the Liaison Committee on our website:
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House of Lords Aug 14
House of Lords committees investigate cross-cutting issues in depth. Find out more about Lords committees
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Commons Library Aug 13
MPs return to in two weeks. Want to know what's happening in Westminster and beyond? Stay up-to-date with free, impartial research delivered straight to your inbox. Choose from over 30 topics. Subscribe today at
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UK Parliament Aug 14
What's inside the UK Parliament Week free kit? Lucy and Tapiwa get stuck into unboxing. Sign up for your own free kit at
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EFRA Committee Aug 13
Many families are taking their pets abroad on holiday with them, but are smugglers still abusing the rules to bring puppies into the UK for sale? Read more about new inquiry and give us your views:
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Transport Committee Aug 12
🚗📱 Drivers are three times more likely to be involved in a collision if they're using a but 25% of drivers say they use their phone to make calls while driving. We've been looking at what this means for . 📖 Read our report here:
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UK Parliament Aug 12
This Friday marks 200 years since the Peterloo massacre. Today we launch a free online course ‘Peterloo to the Pankhursts' with our partners and Uncover a century long struggle for rights and representation.
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Lords EU Committee Aug 12
How should the UK Government prepare for the possibility that seasonal come to an end in the EU? Submit your responses by 30 August 👇
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Commons Library Aug 12
Update on UK party membership figures: has the most members at 485,000. is now the second-largest party in the UK, having previously fallen behind in 2018. Want to know more? Our briefing has the details
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House of Lords Aug 8
60 years ago, the Life Peerages Act 1958 changed British politics. Find out how and hear from some of the people in because of it
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