Peers in Schools for Parliament Week 2012

13 November 2012

Members of the House of Lords will visit over 40 schools across England, Wales and Scotland during Parliament Week 2012

The visits are part of the Peers in Schools programme, which gives secondary school students a taste of working life in Westminster by meeting and talking to peers. Parliament Week will mark the 1,000th visit since the programme began in 2007.

A number of members will be taking part including the Lord Speaker, Baroness D’Souza, who will be visiting St Leonard’s Catholic School, Durham during her visit to the North East of England.

Participating members of the Lords and schools

Monday 19 November

Wednesday 21 November

Friday 23 November  

Further information

The 'Peers in Schools' outreach programme sends members of the House of Lords into schools and sixth-form colleges across the UK to talk to young people about the work and role of the House.

Parliament Week is a national initiative that raises public awareness of Parliament and encourages people to engage with the UK's democratic systems and institutions.

Image: Baroness Byford at a Peers in Schools visit. Copyright House of Lords.

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