Aim and Objectives

Aim

To gain a better understanding of the Westminster system.

Objectives

To examine how the following issues are dealt with at Westminster:

  1. The powers and workings of the Board of Internal Economy
  2. Action seeking to bring Parliament and Members closer to citizens
  3. Working conditions of Members and disclosure of their expenses
  4. The Speaker’s relationship with the Whips
  5. Rules and practice for publicity for Members and website