UK Hansards in PoliticalMashup format

Geplaatst op 03-04-2014 door Maarten Marx | data, DiLiPaD, parliament, Political Mashup | | comment image Geen reacties »
Dilipad-logo-REVERSED-300dpi Debates of the House of Lords and House of Commons from 1935 until “yesterday” are available in the XML format developed within the PoliticalMashup project. The debates are available as one dump of XML files and through a rudimentary search interface.
All debates are available in XML, RDF and HTML formats, via a simple parameter:

Speakers in Debates are linked to special biography files containing links to other sources (eg Wikipedia).
Speakers are provided with a unique ID that coincides with their ID at theyworkforyou.com.

All information about this dataset can be found at http://data.politicalmashup.nl/parldumps/uk.

Below is an example speech by Matthew Offord whose page at theyworkforyou is http://www.theyworkforyou.com/mp/24955.


<speech
pm:speaker=”Matthew Offord”
pm:party=”Con”
pm:role=”mp”
pm:party-ref=”uk.p.Con”
pm:member-ref=”uk.m.24955″
pm:id=”uk.proc.d.2013-12-11.1.2.5″>

<p pm:id=”uk.proc.d.2013-12-11.1.2.5.1″>
I am very reassured by the Minister’s response, but will he outline to the House how much money has been saved as a result of those reforms?
</p>
</speech>

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