Working for the House of Commons
Working for the House of Commons is a rewarding career. There are approximately 3000 staff in the Commons working to support and improve the work of Parliament. Student placements are also available.
Posts in the House of Commons
The House of Commons offers a wide variety of interesting and unique opportunities. From administrative and executive roles to key support staff. This includes clerical officers, Hansard reporters, chefs and doorkeepers.
There is also the House of Parliament Fast Stream, our graduate development programme.
- Current job vacancies at the House of Commons
- Fast Stream: Houses of Parliament
- Job roles and what it's like to work at Parliament
- Offices and departments working for the House of Commons
Parliamentary Digital Service (PDS)
Parliamentary Digital Service (PDS) is a joint department working with both Houses of Parliament. They are transforming Parliament to make it digital first and provide technology and online tools to staff and members.
Diversity and Equality
The House of Commons has a diversity and equality policy in line with UK legislation on equality of opportunity and equal pay.
Benefits of working for Parliament include pension schemes, season ticket loans, personal development programmes and an on-site nursery (all childcare vouchers are accepted and a Salary Sacrifice option is available).
The House of Commons Service offers placements for Sandwich course students.