Bicameral offices

Bicameral offices work for both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. They provide services to promote the work of Parliament.


CPA UK promotes the advancement of parliamentary democracy by enhancing knowledge and understanding of democratic governance.

Parliamentary Archives

Browse Historical records online, search our catalogue of the Parliamentary Archives or arrange a visit to view our records.


POST is Parliament's in-house source of independent, balanced and accessible analysis of public policy issues related to science and technology.

Houses of Parliament Shop

The Houses of Parliament Shop stocks copies of current Bills, Hansard and gifts.

Education Service

The Education Service works on behalf of the House of Commons and House of Lords to provide resources for schools, and organises educational visits.


Parliamentary Information and Communications Technology (PICT) supports Parliament by embracing new and innovative technologies and providing a secure and efficient network and desktop environment for MPs, Lords and Parliament staff.

UK National Parliament Office, Brussels

The UK National Parliament Office (NPO) is the office which represents both Houses of the UK Parliament at EU level


The Parliamentary Procurement and Commercial Services (PPCS) is responsible for the House of Commons' and House of Lords' Procurement Policy and providing consultancy advice and direct support to Departments of the House, upon request.

Contact the House of Commons

The House of Commons Information Office answers questions about the business, history and membership of the House.

Telephone: 020 7219 4272
Text phone: Dial 18001 followed by 020 7219 4272
Telephone enquiry service is open between 10am-12 midday and 2pm-4pm (Monday to Friday).

Contact the House of Lords

Contact the Lords Information Office with general enquiries about the Lords.

Phone: 020 7219 3107
Email: House of Lords Information Office 

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