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About the Lords administration

The House of Lords Commission, the House of Lords Management Board and the Clerk of the Parliaments' Office have strategic responsibility for operating and delivering corporate and parliamentary services in the House of Lords.

Clerk of the Parliaments office
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The Clerk of the Parliaments is head of the House of Lords administration. As accounting and corporate officer for the Lords, the Clerk of the Parliaments is supported by an office providing corporate planning and related services.

Domestic select committees
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Domestic select committees advise the administration on the management and delivery of specific parliamentary services. The House of Lords Commission is ultimately responsible for all management and administrative matters.

What the administration does

The House of Lords administration provides the advice and services that enable the House and its Members to carry out their parliamentary functions effectively

House of Lords Management Board

Directors of the main functions in the House of Lords sit on the Management Board, which is the body that makes decisions about the management and delivery of services.

Watch the Lords on Parliament TV

Watch all the action from the Lords' chamber and committees live on Parliament TV

Lords enquiry service

Contact the House of Lords enquiry service with general questions about the Lords:

  • Telephone: 0800 223 0855 (Freephone) or 020 7219 3107
  • Email:
  • Text Relay: 18001 7219 3107

Subscribe to Lords newsletter

Sign up for the House of Lords newsletter for the latest news, debates and business

Lords publications

Get free copies of House of Lords publications and briefings

Lords Hansard

Read the latest Lords Hansardfor a detailed word by word report of the work in the chamber

Management Board papers

Find House of Lords Management Board agendas, minutes and papers:

Management Board papers

Contact details

Send enquiries about the House of Lords Management Board to House of Lords External Communications. Write to:

House of Lords Management Board
Information Office
House of Lords

Or email: Lords Management Board