Travel Management is working with the House of
Commons and the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) to ensure
newly elected MPs receive travel services immediately after the general
The agency was awarded the contract to
provide business travel services to the Houses of Parliament last September and
has an implant team of six staff based in Westminster servicing MPs, peers and
staff of both Houses.
Staff from Chambers will be present in the
New Members Reception Area (NMRA) in the period following the general election
to explain to new MPs the procedures for booking travel.
Chambers is currently rolling out web-mobile
travel portal myCT within the Houses of Parliament. It is a gateway to
Chambers’ technology products via any device, whether smartphone, tablet,
laptop or PC.
“When Chambers was awarded the Houses of
Parliament contract eight months ago, we deployed an implementation team to
work with House officials in order to ensure a smooth transition of travel
services from the incumbent TMC,” said Chambers’ operations director Julie Cope
“We engaged with the different customer
groups within Parliament to ensure all their requirements were met and are
delighted to be supporting the House of Commons Service through the process of welcoming
new MPs to Parliament and look forward to explaining the travel office’s role
to them,” she added.
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