Data Protection Act

Data Protection Act 2018

The Data Protection Act 2018 manages how data is accessed and managed. The 2018 Act addresses how data is managed online, not least in light of the substantial digital advances that have occurred since the passing of the original 1998 Act.Read More
House of Lords aren't likely to accept the EU referendum bill. At all.

Debates in the House of Lords

Debates in the House of Lords take place on a motion to call attention to an issue. They can also take place on an 'unstarred question', for which the procedure is broadly similar.Read More

Democratic Unionist Party

The Democratic Unionist Party is now the leading unionist party, and the largest party in the Northern Ireland Assembly. The DUP was founded in 1971 by the Reverend Ian Paisley, a preacher at the Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster. It is currently led by Jeffrey Donaldson.Read More
Secret courts go to the Commons for report stage.


Division is the name given to a vote by MPs in the House of Commons. After the Division Bell starts ringing, MPs have eight minutes to arrive in one of the two lobbies that run alongside the Commons Chamber, before the entrances to these two division lobbies are locked.Read More
Tensions rising inside the Palace of Westminster

Draft Bill

A draft Bill is a preliminary form of a Bill. It may contain all or only parts of the Bill the Government wishes to introduce.Read More