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Palace of Westminster: Public Statues

Question for House of Commons Commission

UIN 37510, tabled on 15 July 2022

To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the House of Commons Commission, how many statues and busts of (a) former hon. Members and (b) other people of note were on display in the Palace of Westminster as at July 2022.

Answered on

21 July 2022

There are 184 statues and busts from the Parliamentary Art Collection on display within the Commons areas of the Palace of Westminster. Of this number, 62 portray former Members, and 122 portray other people of note.

Within the Lords areas, there are 216 statues and busts on display. 42 of those portray former Members, 174 other people of note.

Answered by

House of Commons Commission