Imports basic details on current and former Members of Parliament including the Lords and the Commons. For more details on a given member see mnis_full_biog from the mnis package.

members(ID = NULL, extra_args = NULL, tidy = TRUE,
  tidy_style = "snake", verbose = TRUE)

hansard_members(ID = NULL, extra_args = NULL, tidy = TRUE,
  tidy_style = "snake", verbose = TRUE)

commons_members(extra_args = NULL, tidy = TRUE, tidy_style = "snake",
  verbose = TRUE)

hansard_commons_members(extra_args = NULL, tidy = TRUE,
  tidy_style = "snake", verbose = TRUE)

lords_members(extra_args = NULL, tidy = TRUE, tidy_style = "snake",
  verbose = TRUE)

hansard_lords_members(extra_args = NULL, tidy = TRUE,
  tidy_style = "snake", verbose = TRUE)

Arguments

ID

The ID of a member of the House of Commons or the House of Lords to return data on. If NULL, returns a tibble of all members of both houses. Defaults to NULL.

extra_args

Additional parameters and queries to pass to API. These queries must be strings and start with "&". See the API documentation or the package vignette for more details. Defaults to NULL.

tidy

Logical parameter. If TRUE, fixes the variable names in the tibble to remove special characters and superfluous text, and converts the variable names to a consistent style. Defaults to TRUE.

tidy_style

The style to convert variable names to, if tidy = TRUE. Accepts any style accepted by to_any_case. Defaults to 'snake'.

verbose

If TRUE, displayes messages on the console on the progress of the API request. Defaults to TRUE.

Value

A tibble with data on members of the House of Commons (commons_members()), the House of Lords, (lords_members()), or both (members()).

Member details functions

members

Basic details on a given member from either house

commons_members

MPs in the House of Commons

lords_members

Peers in the House of Lords

See also

Examples

# NOT RUN {
a <- members()

x <- members(172)

y <- commons_members()

z <- lords_members()
# }