House of Commons FAQs

A number of questions answered relating to the House of Commons:

Speaker's Election FAQs

Useful information and related reading on the Speaker's Election


Useful information and related reading about MPs

Business FAQs

Useful information and reading related to Commons business

General Election FAQs

Useful facts and information about the General Election

Elections FAQs

Useful information and related reading on general elections

Private Members' Bill ballot 2014-15 FAQ

Frequently asked questions and related information on the Private Members' Bills ballot 2014-15

Gunpowder Plot FAQs

Interesting facts and information relating to the Gunpowder Plot of 1605

Related information

House of Commons Information Office

Contact details

Telephone enquiry service is open between 10am-12 midday and 2pm-4pm (Monday to Friday).

The telephone enquiry service will be closed from Monday 22 December 2014 until Friday 2 January 2015 inclusive, but we will be answering email enquiries during that period.


The HCIO produces a number of publications that include:

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