Explore our series on trends in the House of Commons, including the use of Urgent Questions, the gender composition, and the most popular MP names.
An in-depth view of House of Commons trends and data.
How the age of MPs has changed over time, by party and gender.
The most common forenames and surnames in the Commons since 1979.
The proportion of women who stand as candidates and are elected as MPs.
The proportion of women who sit on select committees.
The attendance rates of Prime Ministers at Prime Minister Questions (PMQs) since 1979.
How Urgent Questions (UQs) are granted, and trends over time.
The traditional method of petitioning Parliament and how this has changed over time.
Trends in the modern process of e-petitions.