Palace of Westminster

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Visitor to UK parliament made to cover ‘stop Brexit’ sticker on laptop
Anna Betz says she was told to remove sticker with her fingernails and then given tape to hide it

Peter Walker Political correspondent

26, Jan, 2023 @3:09 PM

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Poorer people in UK feel system ‘rigged against them’, says Penny Mordaunt
Democracy and capitalism hang in balance as UK faces huge challenges, leader of Commons tells thinktank

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

17, Jan, 2023 @3:29 PM

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The Palace of Westminster must be saved, but not the vast expanse of interior detail | Rowan Moore
The Houses of Parliament, a globally famous monument, will cost up to £13bn to restore. But this amount can be cut in a way that hardly anyone would notice

Rowan Moore

16, Jul, 2022 @5:34 PM

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Parliament is at risk from neglect, not fire | Letters
The buildings will resist going up in smoke, but essential services are in most urgent need of replacement

10, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Britain’s Notre Dame? Why MPs need to solve the Houses of Parliament problem
The renovation of the Palace of Westminster has foundered amid soaring cost projections, infighting and safety fears. Can anyone find a way forward?

Rowan Moore

03, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Workplaces as run down as parliament would cause picketing, says Jess Phillips
Labour MP tells Hay festival that Palace of Westminster is ‘falling apart’ and would be condemned if it were any other building

Lucy Knight

31, May, 2022 @5:39 PM

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A modern parliament doesn’t need a brand new building | Letter
Letter: Careful conservation architects and engineers are what’s required, not grandiosity and ego, writes Judith Martin


04, Mar, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Can we afford the grand designs for parliament? | Letters
Letters: We should demolish the Palace of Westminster rather than spending billions to prop it up, writes Roy Appleyard, while architect Brian Turner calls for a cheaper alternative


01, Mar, 2022 @4:45 PM

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Restored Big Ben to bong again at midnight to bring in new year
Clock face revealed for first time since 2017 to show conservation work and restoration of original colour scheme

Maya Wolfe-Robinson

31, Dec, 2021 @12:14 PM

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Stonehenge may be next UK site to lose world heritage status
Britain is eroding global reputation for conserving its historic assets, culture bodies are warning

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

23, Jul, 2021 @3:58 PM

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Ministers should not have cameras in their offices, Sajid Javid says
New health secretary confirms recording device in his office has been disabled after Hancock leak

Aubrey Allegretti and Matthew Weaver

28, Jun, 2021 @8:59 AM

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Renovation of parliamentary flats cost nearly £700,000 of public money
Emails released under FoI show officials were initially given a budget of £280,000

Rajeev Syal

20, May, 2021 @5:08 PM

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