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Whitehall Monitor Report, 2017

The latest Whitehall Monitor report has been published by the Institute for Government, offering a crucial insight into the way Whitehall Works. This report focuses on how well Whitehall is performing, its preparations for Brexit, and government openness and the use of data. The report makes the argument that government is trying to do too […]

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Preparing for the General Election

Planning for the next general election is already well underway.  This preparation is essential to ensure an efficient and effective service is provided to hundreds of MPs and with a fixed deadline there is no margin for error. There will be lots of opportunities to get involved in this intense and rewarding project, for now […]

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Cyber Security Month

Throughout February, the Digital Service and a line-up of industry expert guest speakers will be on hand to answer all of your cyber security questions. As well as speakers, there will be a number of drop-in sessions and events taking place at various locations across the Parliamentary Estate. For more information click here. Or see […]

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Upcoming POSTnote Research Topics

  The POST Board is looking for contributions to its new POSTnotes on a variety of research topics. If you have an interest or expertise in one of these topics, please contact  post@parliament.uk for further information. The following research topics have been selected for upcoming POSTnotes: Social sciences Communicating Risk Migrants and Housing Environment and Energy Environmentally […]

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New Transitioning at Work Policy

The Houses of Parliament are in the process of writing a Transitioning at Work Policy, to support individuals that have undergone, are undergoing, or are thinking about undergoing a change to their gender identity. The aims of the policy are to ensure that staff are aware of the support they can expect to receive and that line […]

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Parliament Recruitment Open Day – 23 February 2017

Love working with people in a highly rewarding customer-driven environment?  If so, Houses of Parliament would like to meet you at our Recruitment Open Day on Thursday 23 February 2017. There are jobs to suit everyone at Parliament and members of staff will be available to talk to you about current and future job opportunities, […]

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Brexit Hub – House of Commons Library

The House of Commons Library has created a ‘Brexit Hub’ where you can find a wealth of information relating to Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.  This is available on the public Parliament website here: http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/research/eu-referendum/ and also allows you to sign up for Brexit-related email alerts. The site has information on: The UK’s contribution to […]

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Regional Constituency Open Days: Perth and Westminster

Two new constituency open days have been announced in Perth (21 February) and Westminster (10 March), and are open to all constituency staff. The events will include presentations and breakout sessions on the following: UK visas and immigration HMRC – tax credits Using the House of Commons Library Dealing with casework: sharing best practice (discussion led by […]

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Consultation on the size of the House of Lords

A new committee established by the Lord Speaker has launched an inquiry into how the size of the House of Lords might be reduced. The committee was set up in the wake of the House of Lords agreeing unanimously on 5 December 2016 “that this House believes that its size should be reduced, and methods should be […]

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HoC Library Talks on YouTube

Did you know that the House of Commons Library Talks are now available in audio format on the UK Parliament YouTube Channel? You can access the list of past talks on the intranet here: http://bit.ly/2kzM1iY and if you click on the link to a particular talk, it will give you a directly link to the YouTube […]