|Launched||1992 as The Parliament Channel
23 September 1998 as BBC Parliament
|Owned by||British Broadcasting Corporation|
|Audience share||~0.0% (January 2008, )|
|Formerly called||The Parliamentary Channel|
|Sister channel(s)||BBC News|
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 also broadcasts reports from the European Parliament.
Before being taken over by the BBC, the channel was known as The Parliamentary Channel (from 1992-1998).