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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As previously reported here, government agencies are now dropping ‘gsi’ from their email addresses and the migration will be completed by 31 March 2019, after which date any messages sent to a .gsi address will not be delivered. Please check the hotlines list for updated email addresses and amend your own address books accordingly.
Bringing you the latest in Westminster and beyond. Each week the House of Commons Library will tackle a new topic in 20 minutes, helping you stay up to date. The schedule for future episodes is as follows: 25th March: Universal Credit: Rolling out a new benefits system 26th March: Utilities prices 2nd April: UK budget …
The Hotlines List was updated on 15 March 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using the current version of the hotlines list on the intranet, as copies saved to your computer or printed out may be out of date. Please go here to see the new information and the link to the list.
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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