BBC Parliament

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BBC Parliament
BBC Parliament Logo
Broadcast areaUnited Kingdom and elsewhere in Europe
Programming
Picture format576i 16:9 SDTV
Ownership
OwnerBBC
Sister channelsBBC One
BBC Two
BBC Three
BBC Four
BBC News
CBBC
CBeebies
History
Launched13 January 1992; 29 years ago (13 January 1992)
Former namesThe Parliamentary Channel (1992–1998)
Links
Websitebbc.co.uk/tv/bbcparliament
Availability
Terrestrial
FreeviewChannel 232
Cable
Virgin Media (UK)Channel 605
Satellite
FreesatChannel 201
Sky (UK only)Channel 504
Astra 2E (28.2°E)10788 V 22000 5/6
Streaming media
BBC iPlayerWatch live (UK only)
TVPlayerWatch live (UK only)

BBC Parliament is a British television channel from the BBC. It broadcasts live and recorded coverage of the British House of Commons and House of Lords, the Northern Ireland Assembly, the Scottish Parliament and the Welsh Assembly, and occasionally from the General Synod of the Church of England. The channel does not broadcast reports from the European Parliament. It Is Available On Sky Channel 504, Terrestrial (Freeview) Channel 230 and Virgin Media Channel 609.

Before being taken over by the BBC, the channel was known as The Parliamentary Channel (from 1992-1998).

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