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BBC Parliament is a British free-to-air public broadcast television channel from the BBC, which showcases parliamentary content from across the UK. It broadcasts live and recorded coverage of the House of Commons, House of Lords and Select Committees of the British Parliament, the Scottish Parliament, the London Assembly, the Northern Ireland Assembly and the Welsh Senedd.
|Broadcast area||United Kingdom and elsewhere in Europe|
|Picture format||1080i HDTV|
(downscaled to 576i for the SDTV feed)
|Sister channels||BBC One|
|Launched||23 September 1998; 24 years ago (23 September 1998)|
|Freeview||Channel 232 (SD)|
|BBC iPlayer||Watch live (UK only)|
As of January 2022, the channel had a typical weekly peak of approximately 120,000 viewers, during Prime Minister's Questions, representing a monthly reach of 5.41% of UK TV households and 0.06% overall share. When the channel is not broadcasting parliamentary content, it simulcasts the BBC News channel.