Recently it has become commonplace for the flag above Parliament to be flown at half mast. Some of Parliament's followers on Twitter and Facebook have asked why this is done. So, what does flying a flag at half mast represent?
Caroline Braibant is the webmaster in PDS and a lot of people ask her about her job. She's written this blog post to explain what she does, what she doesn't do and to help people make sense of the webmaster role.
Jocelyn Peachey joined Parliament nine years ago last month. Her Parliamentary career has been varied and challenging and she reflects on what she's learnt during her time here.
Tori Baker has written about the work we've been doing on cultural values and what we've got planning in the coming months.
We’ve blogged before about language and gender. We’ve found that removing masculine words and gender coding from job adverts has a huge effect on applications from women. This got us thinking, how gendered is the PDS blog?
Colin Pattinson recently worked on the discovery for a guide on Parliamentary procedure and he's blogged about the findings.
Gemma Rogers has blogged about why making videos isn't always a good idea and what you can do to make your videos better.
We recently tried using the Google Ventures design sprint methodology on our committees project for beta.parliament.uk. Rachel Elliott-Potter talks about what we did and what we learned using this new way of working.
The content team is responsible for managing @UKParliament's presence on social media and recently we went to Social Media Week London. We've blogged about some of the lessons we learned and what new things we want to try.
2017 has included some unexpected things for the PDS. In her first week, Tracey Jessup talks about becoming the new Director, what PDS has achieved so far and what the future holds for us.
As we’ve already shared experiences from the editorial side of Hansard, we thought we should mention that our broadcasting team will be filling you in on what they do too.