Parliament to hold free seminar in Birmingham

12 February 2014

Are you interested in finding out how you can have your say on a proposed law progressing through Parliament?

Parliament's Outreach Service is holding a free Public Bill Seminar on Friday 28 February 2014, from 2.30 to 4.30pm on how to engage with Parliament’s scrutiny of legislation.
 
This event will demonstrate how you can best engage with MPs and Lords and improve your campaigning.

What the Public Bill Seminar will look at

The seminar will cover:

  • How a bill progresses through Parliament
  • What select committees do and how they work
  • Where to find authoritative information online
  • How you can engage with bills going through Parliament

Speakers at the event include Gisela Stuart MP, Member for Birmingham Edgbaston and Lord Hunt of Kings Heath, plus experts from the Houses of Parliament.
 
Staff from the Houses of Parliament Outreach Service will also be on hand to answer any questions on the parliamentary scrutiny of a bill and gave advice on how to track the progress of bills.

How to attend

To find out more information or to register for a place :

E-mail: [email protected]
Telephone: 020 7219 1650

Where and when

The event will take place on Friday 28 February 2014, from 2.30-4.30pm at the Birmingham and Midland Institute, Margaret Street, Birmingham, B3 3BS.

Maps and directions

Further information

The Houses of Parliament 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.

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