House of Commons and House of Lords: Staff

House of Commons Commission written question – answered at on 1 May 2024.

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Photo of Therese Coffey Therese Coffey Conservative, Suffolk Coastal

To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the House of Commons Commission, how many people are employed by (a) the House of Commons and (b) any joint body with the House of Lords (i) in total and (ii) in full time equivalent roles.

Photo of Charles Walker Charles Walker Chair, Administration Committee, Chair, Administration Committee

The headcount of (a) the House of Commons (i) in total is 3,470 and (ii) in full-time equivalent roles, including PDS, is 3,013.

(b) Two bicameral teams sit within the House of Lords Administration. The headcount of the two teams (the Parliamentary Archives and Parliamentary Commercial Directorate) is: (i) 78, and number of full time equivalent roles is: (ii) 76.4. These figures are inclusive of three full-time secondments.

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