Governance Office

The Governance Office supports the Clerk of the House of Commons and the Director General of the House of Commons in their roles.

Its key functions are to:

  • provide the secretariat for the Commission and Executive Committee;
  • coordinate strategic business planning and performance management;
  • provide assurance through risk management, business continuity planning and internal audit;
  • coordinate communications to Members, Members’ staff and House staff.

You can contact the Governance Office by email at

Related information

House of Commons

The House of Commons is the democratically elected house of the UK Parliament, with 650 Members of Parliament (MPs) each representing a different area of the UK.

Members' Handbook

A guide to the facilities provided by the House of Commons for MPs and their staff at Westminster and in constituencies.