Parliament restoration could take 76 years and cost nearly £50bn


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Keeping MPs in Palace of Westminster during works would see costs and delivery time skyrocket, report finds

Restoring the Palace of Westminster could take up to 76 years and cost nearly £50bn if MPs do not move out during the works, according to a new report.

The most detailed study yet found that keeping the Commons and the Lords in the building could increase costs by as much as 60% and dramatically increase the length of time it takes to get the job finished.

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