Secret sessions of the House of Commons in wartime may have excluded Hansard, but perhaps also triggered the debate that ultimately proved the case for an official report.
Hansard event for UK Parliament Week—get your tickets now!
Hansard reporters usually just have to worry about getting the words right, but not everything that happens in the House of Commons is spoken.
Parliamentary Reporter Will shares what he learnt during his five-month secondment to Civil Service Learning's Parliamentary Capability Team
Sir Ebenezer Howard, father of the garden city movement, was inspired by the many debates he attended as a parliamentary reporter in the 19th century.
Believe it or not, Hansard reporters are all-round athletes. This post explains why we need stamina, speed and teamwork to get our job done.
Sally Freestone, Deputy Director Parliamentary Broadcasting, explains how the Parliamentary Broadcasting Unit is working to make proceedings more accessible.
There are many little things that go on behind the scenes at Parliament that are vital to the smooth running of business, and this post focuses on how we at Hansard meet the demands of reporting the Welsh language.
When people think of Hansard reporters, they often think of the main Chamber, but there’s a whole team responsible for reporting Westminster Hall and the Committees of the House. Joe Briggs takes you undercover for a day in his world.
Laura, a parliamentary reporter who grew up in Scotland, describes how listening to Scottish words and accents reminds her of home.
Can you tell the difference between a semi-humanoid robot and a standard-issue Select Committee witness? Read this post to find out, and to learn more about Hansard and Select Committees.