House of Commons Journal 

The House of Commons Journal is the corrected, archive edition of Votes and Proceedings, the formal record of House of Commons business for a given day. This page includes editions of the Commons Journal in web page format and associated PDFs (1997 onwards) and scanned historic editions of the Commons Journals (1837 – 1997) in PDF only. Documents in PDF have used optical character recognition (OCR) to enable users to search the scanned images.

Please note that the PDF material produced as scanned content may take some time to load as many of the files are quite large (eg 159 mb). Tests indicate that load times can be about 30 seconds before content appears depending on the individual internet connection

House of Commons Journal by Session 2000 onwards  

Table of Content 1835-1997  

The Table of Content lists both the General Indexes and individual Journals and links to the relevant PDF

Commons Journals November 1990 – November 2000  

Commons Journals November 1980 – November 1990  

Commons Journals June 1970 – November 1980  

Commons Journals October 1960 – May 1970  

Commons Journals October 1950 – October 1960  

Commons Journals November 1939 – December 1950  

Commons Journals October 1930 – November 1939  

Commons Journals February 1921 – August 1930  

Commons Journals January 1911 – December 1920  

Commons Journals January 1901 – November 1910  

Commons Journals November 1890 – December 1900  

Commons Journals February 1880 – August 1890  

Commons Journals August 1865 – August 1879  

Commons Journals August 1852 – July 1865  

Commons Journals November 1837 – July 1852  

Commons Journals February 1835 – July 1837  

Alternative resources for pre-1835 Commons Journals 

British History Online website also lists Commons Journals and includes volumes prior to 1835

Prepared 23rd January 2013