Guides to Parliament

We produce a series of free guides which you can read online, or contact us to request copies.

Get Involved guide

Find out about ways you can get involved with the work of Parliament

Getting your voice heard

Find out how to get your voice heard on issues that you care about

The House of Commons at work

The House of Commons is open and accountable to the public. Find out what the House of Commons does and how to get involved

You and your MP

MPs represent all the people in their local area, whether they vote for them or not. They can speak out in the House of Commons about issues that matter to you.

What's happening in your Parliament?

Parliament makes decisions that affect everyone in the UK. Find out more about what is happening in Parliament.

The Story of Parliament

Parliament consists of three parts: the Commons, Lords and the Monarch. The balance of power between these three parts has changed over the centuries.

Easy Read guides

Easy read guides on how laws are made, the work of your MP and what select committees do.

House of Lords publications

The House of Lords produces a range of free public information resources that explain the role, work and membership of the House

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Contact us

Find out how to contact the House of Commons Enquiry Service.

Archived publications

The Weekly Information Bulletin and the Sessional Information Digest ceased publication in 2012. Previous editions are still available online.

Read archived factsheets on House of Commons procedure and past election results.