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Dissolution Guidance

With the prospect of a General Election looming, we have created a page with links to the official guidance on dissolution. Our dissolution page will be updated with information and new links as we receive them.

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Dissolution Guidance – updated 2019

Updated 8 November 2019. With the prospect of a General Election in sight, the House Authorities have published Dissolution Guidance for Members not standing at the General Election Members standing at the General Election Members’ staff Please also see the Summary of changes to dissolution guidance for 2019 which gives updates on support services, Data Protection […]

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Survey of MPs Staff – please respond

Following the Gemma White QC Report into bullying and harassment of MPs’ staff, the House of Commons service are thinking about what they can do to help to include MPs’ staff within the parliamentary community.  They would like to take the opportunity to ask you your views on how they can best do this.  The […]

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POST Training for Academic Researchers

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 […]

Library Talks

The House of Commons Library Talks are available in audio format on the UK Parliament YouTube Channel. A full list of talks, including those without audio, can be found on the intranet here: https://intranet.parliament.uk/research-online/commons-library-services/commons-library-talks/ The following list contains only those talks for which an audio recording is available: Title: Social Policy – Commons Library talk and […]

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Parliamentary or political? Advice on use of House-provided stationery in the coming months

The Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards has issued a reminder to Members about the appropriate use of House-provided stationery, particularly in the run-up to the May elections and the EU Referendum. Your Member will have received this message by email on 4 April, and a hard copy has been circulated to the Westminster offices. Please do […]

Email etiquette

Isn’t it annoying when people send you e-mails that don’t contain any punctuation?  Or when you are sent an e-mail which has 300 recipients, and you scroll down through all the names to find a one-line message at the bottom?  Honestly, some people should use a bit of Netiquette! What is Netiquette?  Internet Etiquette, or […]

Support in Your Job

Guides When you begin working for an MP, you will receive a Members’ Staff Induction Pack, including a letter from the Clerk of the House of Commons that provides links to relevant resources on the Parliamentary Intranet and elsewhere. Here, you will find a collection of guides to good practice that will offer you advice in carrying out […]