188.8.131.52 (March 26, 2018): - Added Parliament/Session information to permalink pages to make citation easier for website users.
1.0.2 (January 23, 2017):
- Addition of 'subsubtopic' field to the basehansard table: Additional topic information (typically during Oral Question Period) has been added to the database.
- Missing data for a small number of dates in 2016 was added to the database ('2016-10-21', '2016-09-20').
- Member data added for Glen Motz (new member via byelection in October 2016)
- Addition of 'pid_fk_id' (Foreign Key on member) to constituency table
- Introduction of version numbering (retroactive to previous update in October 2016)
1.0.1 (October 25, 2016):
- Approximately 80,000 speeches over the mid-1990s and early 2000s were not properly linked with their ParlINFO file and member information
- Approximately 300 members across the dataset were missing select positions in their parliamentary career file
- Downloading month-by-month .csv data exports has been replaced by a complete file of the Lipad dataset in a series of daily .csv files. This new package is available on the Data page of the site.