Members Staff Induction


Welcome to Parliament.

The new joiner induction sessions are now available to book via the ACT portal if you have a new joiner in your office, please share with them.

Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Date: Monday 5 June 2023

Location: Online via MS Teams

Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Date: Tuesday 4 July 2023

Location: Online via MS Teams

The Members’ Services Team (MST) invites all new Members’ Staff to join us for a 90-minute Welcome to Parliament induction session.

This session will welcome you to being part of the Parliamentary community and cover essential information from key House services that will help you to settle in and get off to a good start in your new role.

If you have not yet obtained your parliamentary network access and would like to book, please contact

Wellness Working Group – Clarke Carlisle (ex-England Footballer & Pundit)


Time: 10:00 – 11:00
Date: Tuesday 9 May 2023
Location: Online via Teams

Clarke Carlisle will join the Wellness Working Group to talk about mental health and his journey.

Not only is Clarke a pundit on shows such as Match of the Day, Sky Sport and ITV Sport, he has appeared on Question Time and presented documentaries about racism and suicide in football.  Clark is also an ambassador for the Kick It Out scheme, which campaigns for inclusion and equality in football.  He is also currently on the Management Committee of the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA).

If you would like to join this talk, please email for a link

Apple webinar


On Thursday 18 May from 9:30-10:30am, Apple are running a webinar for Parliament to demo how you can use the built-in features to set up your device preferences. Here you can learn some incredible accessibility features to help customer your iOS device, such as your iPhone or iPad.

This session will cover features on the below areas:

  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • Physical and Motor
  • Cognitive

There will also be a Q&A section.

To join this session please email the Digital Service Accessibility Champions who will forward on an invitation.

Vote Office Open Days


The Vote Office is running Open Days on Thursday 4th May and Friday 5th May.  

Visit the Main Vote Office where one of our team members will welcome you and help you with:

  • A tour of our offices & printing facilities 
  • Details on what happens in the Vote Office every day
  • Opportunity to ask any questions you may have about Parliamentary and Government publications 

There is no need to register in advance. Come and meet us in the Vote Office between 8am-3pm. 

Suffragette – film screening


Time: 18:00 – 21:00
Date: Tuesday 25 April 2023
Location: Parliament

Labour Women’s Parliamentary Staff Network’Suffragette’ film screening and panel discussion (Staff, MPs and Peers)

There are a few spaces remaining for this cross-party event in Parliament. The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion which will include Helen Pankhurst. If you’d like to attend, please email to secure a space. Places are limited and allocated on a first come first served basis. 

Today! Coffee morning with MST


Time: 09:30 – 11:30
Date: Monday 17 April 2023
Location: Attlee Suite, Portcullis House
Registration: Please email

Following the success of the coffee morning in  February, the Members Services Team is hosting another drop-in coffee morning for Members’ staff.  This session will be an opportunity to meet the team and to network with fellow Members’ staff and to find out about the many services the House provides to support you. 

Refreshments will be provided.