How the Lords is run
A busy administration supports the House in carrying out its day to day duties. It is responsible for advising on parliamentary procedure and is politically impartial. It also performs a range of corporate functions, from finance and catering to property management and security.
There are around 500 members of staff that work behind the scenes in the House of Lords, from legislative and finance personnel to retail and catering staff
People from many different backgrounds and career paths work at the House of Lords, from caterers to doorkeepers and lawyers to press officers