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Bicameral offices

Bicameral offices work for both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. They provide services to promote the work of Parliament.

Parliamentary Broadcasting Unit (PBU)

The Parliamentary Broadcasting Unit (PBU) delivers all televised coverage of the proceedings of the Houses of Parliament and its Committees.


POST is Parliament's in-house source of independent, balanced and accessible analysis of public policy issues related to science and technology.


CPA UK promotes the advancement of parliamentary democracy by enhancing knowledge and understanding of democratic governance.

Parliamentary Archives

Browse Historical records online, search our catalogue of the Parliamentary Archives or arrange a visit to view our records.

UK National Parliament Office, Brussels

The UK National Parliament Office (NPO) is the office which represents both Houses of the UK Parliament at EU level

Parliamentary Digital Service (PDS)

Working with the House of Commons, House of Lords, and Parliamentary staff, PDS sits at the core of all Parliamentary digital and IT needs - learn more.

Social media community guidelines

Our social media channels share news, photos, and resources with you about what's happening at the heart of UK democracy and how you can get invovled.

Education Service

The Education Service works on behalf of the House of Commons and House of Lords to provide resources for schools, and organises educational visits.

Houses of Parliament Shop

The Houses of Parliament Shop stocks copies of current Bills, Hansard and gifts.

Parliamentary Commercial Directorate

The Parliamentary Commercial Directorate (PCD) is responsible for the House of Commons' and House of Lords' Procurement Policy and providing consultancy advice and direct support to Departments of the House, upon request.

Parliamentary Security Department

The Parliamentary Security Department (PSD) is responsible for security for both Houses

Independent Complaints and Grievance Policy Programme

The ICCGP working group was established in November 2017 in response to allegations about inappropriate behaviour and a culture of bullying and sexual harassment in Westminster.

Parliament's Heritage Collections

Parliament’s Heritage Collections are home to more than 26,000 objects that help us to understand the history of Parliament and tell its many stories. The unique collections are held within the Palace of Westminster, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and across the wider Parliamentary estate.

House of Commons Enquiry Service

The House of Commons Enquiry Service answers questions about the work, history and membership of the House.

Telephone: 0800 112 4272 (Freephone) or 020 7219 4272
Text phone: Dial 18001 followed byour full number

Telephone enquiry service is open between 10am-12 midday and 2pm-4pm (Monday to Friday).

Find out more

Contact the House of Lords

Contact the House of Lords Communications with general enquiries about the Lords.

Phone: 0800 223 0855 (Freephone) or 020 7219 3107

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