History of Parliament: Privacy Policy and Online Cookies

The latest privacy information can be found on The History of Parliament website.


Cookies are small text files used by a website to 'request' information from your website or mobile device browser, return the information to the website and then store the information. Cookies can be requested by any website and are placed on your device’s hard drive. Cookies allow the web application to tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

You can control cookies through your browser settings. Find out more about cookies and how to manage them on the Directgov website.

How this site uses cookies

This site simply uses a cookie (called _peerages_session) to maintain your session if you are logged in. It is not used for tracking usage or analytics