Brief guides to Parliament

Read about how parliamentarians make law, the work of committees and how to contact your MP.

Brief Guides provide short introductions on the House of Commons and its work.

Find out how to get involved with Parliament

Learn about how Parliament makes laws

Discover how MPs question the government

Read about how select committees work

Learn about the role of MPs and how to contact your MP

Find out how to campaign at Westminster.  This guide to campaigning is produced by Parliament’s Outreach Service

Find Your MP

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 HCIO produces a number of publications that include:

House of Commons on Twitter

Follow @HouseofCommons for updates on the UK House of Commons Chamber.