"the great dark jagged bulk of the Houses of Parliament"
The Palace of Westminster at night
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeThe Palace of Westminster at night - Credit: DAVID ILIFF, Wikimedia Commons


The Houses of Parliament, in the Palace of Westminster, are situated on the north bank of the River Thames.

The British Parliament consists of two houses: the House of Commons (sometimes known as the lower house) and the House of Lords (sometimes known as the upper house).