Serjeant at Arms directorate

The Serjeant at Arms directorate is part of the Department of Chamber and Committee Services.

The Serjeant at Arms is responsible for security and keeping order within the Commons part of the parliamentary estate. There are also some ceremonial aspects to the role.

The responsibilities of the Serjeant at Arms apply to the House of Commons Chamber, public galleries, committee rooms and the Commons' areas of the parliamentary estate.

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