The UK is holding a ​General Election on the ​12 December to decide ​who will form a Government and make laws that affect you.​

The UK Parliament is offering a number of ways that you can learn more about voting, democracy, and why it matters to you.


How you can get involved


Register to vote

Register to vote or change your details using the register to vote website. It usually takes about 5 minutes and you need your National Insurance number.
Register by midnight on 26 November to vote in the General Election on 12 December.


Visit the UK Parliament

Visit the UK Parliament and take a tour of one of the world’s most iconic buildings. From 11 November 2019, UK residents can book a free guided tour by contacting us directly.

We’re also offering you the opportunity to wander at your own pace and explore Parliament after dark with Wednesday Lates!

In addition, if you’re aged 16-24 all tours are free over the election period!

Book your tickets here.


Attend a talk at Parliament​

Come to a free session to explore how Parliament makes law, debates the issues of the day and challenges the work of Government. This talk will explain what an election is and why your vote matters.

We will try to answer any questions you have about Parliament, so come prepared.

Spaces are limited so book your place in advance.


Book an outreach session for your community or group

We offer free presentations, workshops and interactive sessions across the UK. Request a session for your group or organisation and find out what topics we can cover.

These sessions are for all sorts of community organisations, including housing associations, tenants and resident groups, voluntary organisations, faith groups, youth groups, sports groups, co-ops, social enterprises and many more.


Find out information about elections and voting

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