THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT a.k.a thePalace of Westminster IN GENERAL... The last monarch to live there, Henry VIII, moved out in 1512 Parliament has met in the Palace of Westminster since around 1550 there has been a royal palace on this site for nearly 1,000 years in the 19th Century a fire destroyed most of the earlier medieval buildings HISTORY Was originally laid out for Edward the Confessor more than 1,000 years ago in 1066, became the home of William the Conqueror in 1834, everything except Westminster Hall was burnt in the great fire the present building was designed specifically to house
The Houses of Parliament The Houses of Parliament also known as The Palace of Westminister or Westminister Palace was built in 11th century by man called Charles Barry .It is located on the north back of the River Thames. In 1834 most of it burned, so in 1840 The Palace of Westminister was rebuilt. It is the meeting place of the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom - the House of Lords and the House of Commons. The Houses of Parliament is composed of 1100 rooms, 100 staircases and three miles of corridors. Parliament takes breaks during Christmas, Easter and over the summer. The Palace of Westminster features three main towers The Central Tower, The Victoria Tower and The Clock Tower, also known as Big Ben. The Central Tower stands over the middle of the building, immediately above the Central Lobby. This tower is proof that after the fire in 1834, the palace can still look good. The Victoria Tower is the most striking
British Parliament Structure and Functioning of the British Parliament today Britain is a parliamentary monarchy . The British Parliament is a bicameral parliament , that is to say that it is made up of two chambers, or two "Houses"; above the two Houses, but in an essentially formal role , there is the Sovereign - king or queen - also known as "the crown." Role of the Sovereign The British monarch has all authority, but no power. The Sovereign appoints the Prime Minister, and every year opens the sessions of parliament, in a historical and ritual ceremony called the State Opening of Parliament . Historically, this ceremony used to take place in the Autumn; but since 2012, it has been brought forward to May. This is the only regular time
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