There are several easy ways to access information relating to the House of Lords and its administration:
Information about the work of the House of Lords is freely available at parliament.uk/lords. The website includes important business information such as:
The Information Office explains what the House of Lords is and does to the public via different channels, including the enquiry service, the press office, publications and its outreach programme.
You can contact the enquiry service with any general questions about the Lords by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 020 7219 3107.
The Parliamentary Archives provide an archive service for Parliament and arrange public access to records, for example, Acts of Parliament, journals and other public bill documents.
Contact Parliamentary Archives on email@example.com or call 020 7219 3074.
House of Lords Publication Scheme
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, the House of Lords is required to adopt and to maintain a publication scheme which set outs:
- classes of information which it publishes or intends to publish
- the manner in which the information is published
- whether a charge will be made for the information.
Further information on the House of Lords publication scheme.
Requesting information from the Lords
If you are unable to find the information that you need with the sources listed above and wish to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, you can contact the Information Compliance team.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org including 'request for information' in the subject line, or write to: Information Compliance team, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW.