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Parliamentary business and activities relating to the South West region for the week ending 5 March 2010.
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 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
Exeter - 15 March (6-9pm) Q&A event with Exeter CVS as part of Take Part Exeter
Gloucester - 16 March Workshop on engaging with Parliament at Gloucestershire Assembly and Equality South West event
St Austell - 16 March (evening) Workshop on engaging with Parliament for LGBT PACT (Devon and Cornwall Police)
Newquay - 19-21 March Workshops with UK Youth Parliament members at their regional residential event
Chard - 23 March (10am-2pm) Workshop on engaging with Parliament for Somerset Care at Home
Bristol - 27 March (10am-4pm) Event on democracy and decision-making, in partnership with Black Development Agency and Black South West Network
The South West Parliamentary Outreach Service organises and participates in parliamentary training sessions, events and exhibitions.
For more details of any of the events listed above, please contact Naomi Kent at [email protected].
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