Parliamentary Estate

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The Parliamentary Estate is the land and buildings used by the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The most notable part of the Parliamentary Estate is the Palace of Westminster, where the chambers of both houses of Parliament (the Commons and the Lords) are located.[1]

The Parliamentary Estate also includes Parliament Street, the Norman Shaw Buildings (which contain office space for members of Parliament and their staff), the House of Commons Library, and the official residences of several parliamentary officers) and Portcullis House (an office building for MPs and staff, opened February 2001.)[1]

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  1. ^ a b Other buildings on the Parliamentary Estate, Parliament of the United Kingdom (accessed 16 December 2015).