The Houses of Parliament's Outreach Service is to hold a free Parliamentary training event in London for public servants.
The event, which is now fully subscribed, is being held in partnership with the FDA’s Professionalism and Skills Project and will take place in the Attlee Suite, Portcullis House on Wednesday 23 March.
It is open to all staff of government departments and public bodies and is intended to be the first of a national series of events for public servants.
What Parliament for Public Servants will cover
The event will feature presentations from:
- Introduction to Parliament
Rt Hon David Heath MP, Deputy Leader of the House of Commons
- The Legislative Process
Tom Healey, Parliamentary Adviser, Cabinet Office
- The work of the House of Lords
Lord Kirkwood, Chairman of the Information Committee, House of Lords
- Why scrutiny matters
Natascha Engel MP, Chair of the Backbench Business Committee, House of Commons
Where and when
The event will take place in the Attlee Suite, Portcullis House in the Houses of Parliament and runs from 9am to 12.30pm.
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For more information, please call Richard Ward on 020 7219 1658 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, with your name, organisation and contact details.
The Houses of Parliament's Outreach Service spreads awareness of the work, processes and relevance of the institution of Parliament, encouraging greater engagement between the public and the House of Commons and House of Lords.
The FDA’s Professionalism and Skills Project promotes the professionalism of senior public servants, and the specialist skills they hone in Government.