Director General (Operations)

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6.8The Director General (Operations) works with the Clerk of the House to ensure that the House of Commons Service has the capability and capacity to deliver all aspects of its business plan, and is responsible for the delivery and development of the day-to-day operations, administration and performance of the House of Commons Service. The Director General (Operations) is a member of the House of Commons Commission under the provisions of the House of Commons (Administration) Act 1978, as amended by the House of Commons Commission Act 2015. The post of Director General was created following a recommendation from the Committee on the Governance of the House of Commons in 2014.1 The first Director General took up office in October 2015.


  1. 1. HC (2014–15) 692, paras 156–57. The post is referred to in the 1978 Act as the Director General of the House of Commons, but the post is now referred to as the Director General (Operations).