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Working for the House of Lords

People from many backgrounds and different career paths work at the House of Lords, from caterers to doorkeepers and lawyers to press officers. We also offer office-based work experience for students. Find out how you can be a part of the House of Lords Administration.

Working for the House of Lords

Find out more about the different offices in the House of Lords administration and the types of roles available

Current vacancies

View the latest vacancies at the House of Lords, read job descriptions and download application forms

Work Experience

Are you interested in following a career in Parliament's second chamber? We offer work placements to students aged between 15 and 18 years old

Benefits of working at the Lords

There are many rewards for working at the House of Lords. It is a dynamic workplace and a fundamental part of parliament – no two days are the same

Inclusion and Diversity in the House of Lords

The House of Lords is an inclusive employer and is committed to welcoming and valuing all its staff. Our diversity and inclusion strategy encourages inclusive practices in all areas, and is fully supported by members of the House and senior staff

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

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Lords publications

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