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.
Latest news from w4mp
POST – the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology – is presenting regional training sessions for researchers to learn how the UK Parliament works and ways to engage with Parliament using research, with a particular focus on framing and communicating your research in a policy context. What does the training cover? This training gives an …
New online resource provided by the House of Commons Library The Armed Conflict Database provides in-depth data, timelines and reports on conflicts worldwide. The ACD enables the user to assess the effects of armed conflict on a region or a country. Users can view historic trends and patterns in conflicts and read regular reports on …
Do you have a disability or suffer from a difficulty or disadvantage in your workplace? The workplace adjustment process prevents, reduces or removes obstacles you might face at work. Adjustments can be requested to help with obstacles relating to mental health and physical or non-physical requirements. Please see here for further information: http://www.w4mp.org/w4mp/w4mp-guides/workplace-adjustments/
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Archived guides can be found on the w4mp archive. They should not be relied on as expressions of current practice.
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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