South East round-up: 5 March 2010

05 March 2010

Parliamentary business and activities relating to the South East region for the week ending 5 March 2010.

Written questions

Written questions can be used by MPs or Lords to hold the Government to account, requesting information such as policy detail or statistics.

Adjournment debates

Adjournment debates are a way of having a general debate in the House of Commons without requiring the House to vote. The MP who tabled the subject of the debate will speak first and a Government minister will reply.

Forthcoming Parliamentary Outreach events

  • Portsmouth – 16 March (all day event) Workshop on engaging with Parliament at Take Part Democracy Day

The South East Parliamentary Outreach Service organises and participates in parliamentary training sessions, events and exhibitions.

For more details on the event listed above, please contact Naomi Kent at kentn@parliament.uk

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