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Public confidence in Parliament has been rapidly declining over the past several decades. The Hansard Society’s annual Audit of Political Engagement has recently found that only a third of the populations is satisfied with how the institution works. In an effort to shed further light on the complex relationship between parliament and the public, the Hansard Society commissioned a survey examining public attitudes towards the institution. This report presents the main findings, which are grouped into three categories: knowledge, interest and perceptions.