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The Wax Seal of Approval

This blog was written by Katherine Emery and Alicia de la Serna Saenz. Katherine explores the history and imagery of wax seals and Alicia describes the current conservation work being carried out to preserve the wax seals for future generations. …

JACK ASHLEY: NO BARRIERS

This blog was written by Richard Ward, Assistant Archives Officer. In the early hours of the 1st April 1966, BBC cameras covering the General Election captured the moment Jack Ashley was confirmed as the new Member of Parliament for Stoke-on-Trent …

The Newport Rising

This blog was written by Katie Widdowson, Assistant Archives Officer. From July 2019, the Parliamentary Archives’ exhibition will be on the Newport Rising. You can view this display as part of a tour of the UK Parliament, find out more …