A library for 650 people only
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House of Commons library serving 650 MPs in Westminster

MPs have their own library, which has thousands of books, but also gives them access to research staff who pull together briefings on every subject from local government funding to household recycling figures.

Although it is only open to MPs, Daily Politics reporter Ellie Price was allowed inside and spoke to John Prince, who is retiring after 44 years, and to Penny Young, director general of Information Services.

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  • 29 Feb 2016