|Coverage||1979 – Present|
|Data Providers||House of Commons; House of Lords; National Assembly for Wales; Northern Ireland Assembly|
|Brochures||Justis Parliament ( PDF)
UK Parliamentary research in no time
A three million record-strong index to the proceedings and publications of the Houses of Parliament, and the Welsh and Northern Ireland Assemblies, Justis Parliament is the most intuitive, user-friendly way to search for Parliamentary material from the UK legislatures; while its comprehensive hyperlinks provide the simplest umbrella route into the related full-text databases, such as Hansard.
Justis Parliament allows searches in these areas:
A record of all questions being asked in Parliament, this covers: Oral Questions; Written Questions; Urgent Questions; and Private Notice Questions. This helps you keep up to date with what is being discussed in Parliament, as well as showing which MPs are interested in particular topics. Justis Parliament shows:
Bills going through Parliament
All legislation being discussed by Parliament is covered, including that of the Welsh and Northern Ireland Assemblies; a facility that enables users to plan for the future.
Select Committees are collections of MPs from both Houses of Parliament who are asked to look into particular subjects. For example, some of the more important ones in the House of Commons will look at expenditure, administration and policy of the main Government Departments or associated public bodies.
Records of MPs’ discussions in Parliament, these can be vital in determining how ambiguous legislation was originally intended to be interpreted, as found in the case of Pepper v Hart, which established the precedent for citing such material.
Each user has a unique archival research centre called My Justis. This stores your search history and viewed documents. From here you can return to and review saved searches or documents, and collect together your previous research. You can also set up email alerts to notify you about the release of new documents relevant to your research. So you can be kept up-to-date with the progress of a particular Bill, see whenever a particular department is asked a question or discover when any questions are asked about a particular topic.
In summary, Justis Parliament offers: