Follow RT for latest news and articles on the UK, including Westminster. Historically Westminster is an area of central London, within the city of Westminster. Find news on RT about the history of Westminster, which came from the informal description of the abbey church of St. Peter’s called Westminster Abbey. In the UK, Westminster often refers to the Parliament area of the UK, which is a legislative body of the UK and consists of two chambers: House of Commons and House of Lords. Check out RT.com for more news and details on each of the chambers and their members. Also check out the news on the different kind of incidents that have happened at Westminster or nearby, like the attack which happened in August 2018. Get news and details from RT on the Westminster system, which is a parliamentary system of the government in the UK. It is a series of procedures for carrying out legislature.