Parliamentary Monitoring Services

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Parliamentary Monitoring Services Ltd 'is an independent company dedicated to attaining and delivering the highest standards in monitoring, research, intelligence and publishing.' [1]

It publishes bullettins and books in addition to its main activity 'monitoring and research services on a confidential basis to public relations and public affairs consultancies, companies, charities, trade associations, QUANGOs and diplomatic missions. These organisations rely on the service to provide fast and accurate information in order to keep them at the forefront of their respective fields.'

It monitors information including '

  • The Vote Bundle
  • The Lords Minute
  • Hansard (Commons and Lords)
  • Weekly Information Bulletin
  • The Stationery Office Daily List
  • COI Daily Lists - mid-day and evening
  • Commons and Lords Weekly Committee Agendas
  • Select Committee press releases
  • Government Department and Executive Agency Press Releases
  • Party Press Releases (Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru, SNP)
  • Other press releases (QUANGOS, pressure groups, think tanks, trades unions etc)', that match parameters given to it by its clients. Their rate for bespoke research is £60/hour.

They provide services for four APPGs - the Built Environment Group APPG, the Export APPG, the Transport APPG, and the Fire Safety APPG.

PMS Publications
19 Douglas Street, London SW1P 4PA
Tel: +44 (0)20 7233 8283 Fax: +44 (0)20 7821 9352

They employ Douglas Smith, and their website appeared soon after Political Intelligence Ltd's stop being updated, and may have links with Westminster Advisers Ltd who also employ Mr Smith.

From companies house

PARLIAMENTARY MONITORING SERVICES LIMITED
19 DOUGLAS STREET
WESTMINSTER
LONDON
SW1P 4PA

Company number: 01783278

No previous names