Accepts an ID number for a member of the House of Commons, and returns a tibble of of all their oral and written questions.

mp_questions(mp_id = NULL, question_type = "all",
  start_date = "1900-01-01", end_date = Sys.Date(),
  extra_args = NULL, tidy = TRUE, tidy_style = "snake",
  verbose = TRUE)

hansard_mp_questions(mp_id = NULL, question_type = "all",
  start_date = "1900-01-01", end_date = Sys.Date(),
  extra_args = NULL, tidy = TRUE, tidy_style = "snake",
  verbose = TRUE)

Arguments

mp_id

The ID number of a member of the House of Commons, or a vector of IDs. Defaults to NULL.

question_type

Accepts the arguments 'all', 'oral' and 'written'. This parameter is not case sensitive. Defaults to 'all'.

start_date

Only includes questions answered on or after this date. Accepts character values in 'YYYY-MM-DD' format, and objects of class Date, POSIXt, POSIXct, POSIXlt or anything else that can be coerced to a date with as.Date(). Defaults to '1900-01-01'.

end_date

Only includes questions answered on or before this date. Accepts character values in 'YYYY-MM-DD' format, and objects of class Date, POSIXt, POSIXct, POSIXlt or anything else that can be coerced to a date with as.Date(). Defaults to the current system date.

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 details on all questions asked by a member of the House of Commons.

See also

Examples

# NOT RUN {
x <- mp_questions(c(172, 3967), "all")

y <- mp_questions(mp_id = 172, question_type = "all")

z <- mp_questions(c(172, 3967), "written")
# }