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.
Coronavirus – latest update for staff
For up to date information on the situation please check the Parliamentary Covid-19 intranet hub.
The 2 June update from the Cabinet Office can be found here: https://intranet.parliament.uk/business-news/news-current-issues/news/2020/march/an-update-from-the-cabinet-office-for-members/ and includes links to previous Q&A packs.
The Coronavirus information hub includes information for staff of both Houses, Members and Members’ staff on the following:
- up-to-date guidance from Public Health England
- digital resources and advice
- equipment and workplace adjustments
- wellbeing resources
- access and catering information
The hub will be updated daily so keep checking for the latest information.
Making the Parliamentary estate a COVID-19 secure workplace – an information briefing: https://intranet.parliament.uk/Documents/Members%20Pack_June%202020_V2.pdf
Information and advice from IPSA can be found here: https://www.theipsa.org.uk/news/coronavirus-guidance/
We have created a page of what we hope will be useful links for caseworkers and the public. If you have things we might add please mail email@example.com
We have published a guide to working from home, with advice on how to stay healthy
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The Great Parliamentary Get Together
All MPs, Peers and staff welcome Time: 13:00 – 15:00Date: Wednesday 21 June 2023Location: Jubilee Room, Westminster Hall
Caseworker Discussion Forum – Asylum & Immigration Q&A
Time: 14:30Date: Thursday 23 March 2023Location: Online via MS Teams The Library, in conjunction with the Members’ Services Team, is pleased to invite you to the Casework Discussion Forum which will take place virtually each month. With CJ McKinney and Melanie Gower from the Library’s Home Affairs Section. The forum will be complemented by a…
The price of postage stamps will rise on 3 April 2023
The prices of Royal Mail postage stamps will rise on 3 April 2023 A first-class stamp for a standard letter will rise from 95p to £1.10 A second-class stamp for a standard letter will rise from 68p to 75p The new Guide to Prices can be found here: https://www.royalmail.com/sites/royalmail.com/files/2023-03/royal-mail-our-prices-april-2023-ta.pdf
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
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