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.
|Broadcast area||United Kingdom and elsewhere in Europe|
|Picture format||576i 16:9 SDTV|
|Sister channels||BBC One|
|Launched||13 January 1992|
|Former names||The Parliamentary Channel (1992–1998)|
|Virgin Media (UK)||Channel 605|
|Sky (UK only)||Channel 504|
|Astra 2E (28.2°E)||10788 V 22000 5/6|
|BBC iPlayer||Watch live (UK only)|
|TVPlayer||Watch live (UK only)|
Before being taken over by the BBC, the channel was known as The Parliamentary Channel (from 1992-1998).