29th November 2022 9:46 am
The Working for an MP website is a resource for anyone working for a British Member of Parliament or with an interest in how Parliament works. You can read about the site’s history, or get in touch with suggestions or feedback, or find out about the help and advice available to staff from the House of Commons, including the IGCS Behaviour Code.
Read a welcome to the site from Sir Lindsay Hoyle, Speaker of the House of Commons
Please see our Covid-19 page for details of support available to staff.
Our events page lists training, talks and other events which may be of interest to Members’ staff. Please have a look here to see what’s on: https://w4mp.org/jobs-listings-events/events/
The House of Commons Library has produced a briefing providing a guide to reliable sources of information to help answer common questions on new government support for energy bills introduced in 2022. You can access the briefing here: https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-9685/
The recess dates have been updated and can be found here: https://whatson.parliament.uk/nonsittingperiods/
Archived guides can be found on the w4mp archive. They should not be relied on as expressions of current practice.
Our humourous alt.guides can be found on alt.w4mp.org, along with an archive of Hoby cartoons.
“The MPs’ assistants and researchers walk at twice the pace of everyone else and their eyes burn twice as fiercely” John Crace, The Guardian, 14 May 2015