This package wraps TheyWorkForYou’s API for R. TheyWorkForYou is a parliamentary monitoring site that scrapes and repackages Hansard (the UK’s parliamentary record) and augments it with information from the Register of Members’ Interests, election results, and voting records to provide a unified source of information about UK legislators and their activities.

Set up

You’ll need an API key to. Get it here.

Your first API call (or call to set_api_key) will prompt you to paste it into the R console, after which it will be available for all future R sessions.



or you can install the latest develeopment version from Github using devtools:



Package documentation is incomplete. A more nearly complete set of documentation can be found from the API source.