The Working for an MP website is a resource for anyone working for a British Member of Parliament or with an interest in how Parliament works. You can read about the site’s history, or get in touch with suggestions or feedback, or find out about the help and advice available to staff from the House of Commons.
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News on the Parliament website that the House of Commons has updated its corporate visual identity to ensure it is accessible, in particular on digital platforms and mobile devices. The updates include an updated rendering of the Crowned Portcullis symbol that works effectively at all sizes in digital environments, and follows the changes developed for …
The Hotlines List was updated on 2 August 2019 Please always ensure that you are using the current version of the hotlines list on the intranet, as copies saved to your computer or printed out may be out-of-date, and we sometimes get complaints from organisations when people use out-of-date information. Please go here to see the …
The Retirement Services Customer Service Team in Newcastle – which handles MP hotline enquiries – will be unavailable from 9 – 5 on Tuesday 16 July. The MP hotline numbers all have voicemail facility. Therefore, any MP offices calling our numbers tomorrow can leave a voicemail message and we will call-back on Wednesday.
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“The MPs’ assistants and researchers walk at twice the pace of everyone else and their eyes burn twice as fiercely” John Crace, The Guardian, 14 May 2015