Administration Committee - First Report
First weeks at Westminster: induction arrangements for new MPs in 2015

Here you can browse the report which was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 15 July 2013.


Terms of Reference


1 Induction for new MPs

Newly elected Members

Arrival at Westminster

Sources of dissatisfaction

2 Finding an office

3 Funding and the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA)

4 Staffing matters

5 Provision of IT equipment

6 Learning the ropes

7 The responsibility of Members

Conclusions and Recommendations

Formal Minutes


List of written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Oral and written evidence

Monday 18 March 2013: Rt Hon Peter Riddell CBE, Director, and Zoe Gruhn, Director of Learning and Development, Institute for Government; Max Freedman, Parliamentary Branch Chair, Unite, Lauren Edwards, Unite, Lisa Townsend, Branch Chair, MAPSA, and Georgina Kester, MAPSA

Monday 25 March 2013: Andrew McDonald, Chief Executive, and John Sills, Director of Policy, Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA)

Monday 03 June 2013: Joan Miller, Director of Parliamentary ICT, and Matthew Taylor, Director of Operations and Members Services, PICT; George Mudie MP, former Accommodation Whip, James Robertson OBE, Director of Accommodation and Logistics Services, and Fiona Channon, former Membersí Accommodation

Written evidence

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Prepared 9 September 2013