House of Commons FAQs

A number of questions answered relating to the House of Commons:

Speaker's Election FAQs

Useful information and related reading on the Speaker's Election


Useful information and related reading about MPs

Business FAQs

Useful information and reading related to Commons business

General Election FAQs

Useful facts and information about General Elections

Elections FAQs

Useful information and related reading on elections

Private Members' Bill ballot 2015-16 FAQ

Frequently asked questions and related information on the Private Members' Bills ballot 2015-16

Gunpowder Plot FAQs

Interesting facts and information relating to the Gunpowder Plot of 1605

Contact the Information Office

The House of Commons Information Office provides information on the work, history and membership of the House of Commons.

Our telephone enquiry service is open between 10am-12 midday and 2pm-4pm (Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays).


The HCIO produces a series of free publications which you can read online, or contact us to request copies.

House of Commons on Twitter

Follow @HouseofCommons for updates on the UK House of Commons Chamber.