North East outreach

Parliamentary Outreach activities taking place in the North East

The North East Parliamentary Outreach service aims to create awareness of the work of Parliament and show how the debates and decisions of the House of Commons and House of Lords are relevant to the region.

The Parliamentary Outreach service also promotes engagement with the processes of Parliament, demonstrating how the public can get involved at a local and national level.

Working with Parliamentary Outreach

In partnership with organisations such as Skillshare North East, Federation of Small Businesses, Voluntary Organisations' Network North East and Barnardo's, Parliamentary Outreach in the North East organises and participates in free training sessions, events and exhibitions.

Parliamentary Outreach activities in the North East

The following are examples of the types of events that Parliamentary Outreach can organise or participate in:

  • Hartlepool – 21 February 2014
    A workshop for Dimensions UK, as part of the Outreach Service’s programme of events for Adults with Learning Disabilities.
  • Durham – 24 February 2014
    A workshop for postgraduate researchers and research staff at Durham University.
  • Wallsend – 27 February 2014
    A workshop for volunteer campaigners at RNIB North East.
  • Newcastle – 14 March 2014
    'Mock Select Committee' event on 'Women and STEM: How can more women be encouraged to go into Science, Technology Engineering and Maths careers?' Arranged as part of National Science and Engineering Week in partnership with Newcastle Science City and the Institute of Physics North East.
  • Durham - 18 and 19 November 2014
    Training the Trainer, a two day facilitator training programme, enabling organisations to deliver approved quality training.

If you are interested in holding an event with Parliamentary Outreach, please contact Daniel Wood at

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Contact details

For further information on how your organisation can get involved with Parliamentary Outreach in the North East, please contact:

Daniel Wood
Parliamentary Outreach
Houses of Parliament
London SW1A 0AA
T: 07917 488839

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North East

The North East Parliamentary Outreach service covers the following areas:

  • Tyne and Wear
  • Northumberland
  • County Durham
  • Tees Valley