Yorkshire and the Humber round-up: 29 January 2010

29 January 2010

Parliamentary business and outreach activities relating to the Yorkshire and the Humber region for the week ending 29 January 2010.

Forthcoming Parliamentary Outreach events

  • Halifax - 4 and 9 February: Workshop for students at Calderdale College
  • Bradford - 10 February: Free workshop with Bradford Take Part
  • Leeds - 24 February: Parliamentary Outreach presentation at Age Concern Conference
  • Scunthorpe - 1 March: Free workshop for voluntary and community organisations on engaging effectively with Parliamentary processes
  • York - 4 March: Free workshop for voluntary and community organisations on engaging effectively with Parliamentary processes
  • Leeds - 5 March: Free workshop for voluntary and community organisations on engaging effectively with Parliamentary processes
  • Sheffield - 8 March: Free workshop for voluntary and community organisations on engaging effectively with Parliamentary processes

Parliamentary Outreach in Yorkshire and the Humber organises and participates in Parliamentary training sessions, events and exhibitions.

For further information on Parliamentary Outreach or any of the events listed above, contact Daniel Wood at [email protected]

Written questions

In addition to oral questions, MPs and Peers can ask government ministers questions for written answer. These are often used to obtain detailed information about policies and statistics on the activities of government departments.

Yorkshire and the Humber Committee

The Yorkshire and the Humber Committee covers the following local government areas: Barsnley, Bradford, Calderdale, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Kingston upon Hull, Kirklees, Leeds, North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, Rotherham, Sheffield, Wakefield, York.

The remit of the Committee is to examine regional strategies and the work of regional bodies. The Committee is currently conducting an inquiry into the work of Yorkshire Forward - the regional development agency.

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