Monday 25 October

9:00 Tour of the Houses of Parliament

10:30 Introduction to Westminster with Mr Mark Hutton, Clerk of the Overseas Office

12:00 Welcome from Rt. Hon. Sir Alan Haselhurst MP, Chairman of the Executive Committee of CPA UK

13:00 Lunchtime discussion with Members, Rt. Rev. the Lord Bishop of Winchester, Brooks Newmark MP

14:30 Meeting with Members of the All Party Parliamentary Group on the Great Lakes Region of Africa, Chaired by Mr Laurence Robertson MP

16:00 Call on His Excellency, the High Commissioner of Rwanda


Tuesday 26 October

9:30 Shadowing UK Members of Parliament (Mr Stephen Crabb MP, Ms Mary Creagh MP, Mr Damian Hinds MP and Mr Mark Pawsey MP)

13:00 Lunch hosted by Mr Stephen Crabb MP and Project Umubano

14:30 Meeting with Rt. Hon. Francis Maude MP, Paymaster General & Minister for the Cabinet Office to discuss the role of the Cabinet Office

Meeting with Rt. Hon. David Mundell MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Scotland Office to discuss devolution in the UK

16:30 Roundtable discussion on Climate Change with Tim Yeo MP, Chair of the Energy and Climate Change Committee, and Members of the All Party Parliamentary Climate Change Group

18:00 Reception hosted by Rt. Hon. Baroness D’Souza CMG


Wednesday 27 October

09:00 Tour of the Supreme Court

09:45 Discussion with Lord Mance on the role of the Supreme Court

10:30 Call on Deputy Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Secretariat, Mrs Masire-Mwamba

12:00 View Questions to the Prime Minister

12:30 Question Time Explained with Liam Laurence Smyth, Clerk of Journals

13:00 Lunchtime briefing on Northern Ireland

14:30 Meeting with the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Chaired by Dr Hywel Francis

15:30 Media Workshop, Facilitated by Ms Sheree Dodd with participation from Mr John Whittingdale MP, Chair of the Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport and Lord Black of Brentwood, Chair of the Commonwealth Press Union Media Trust 

17:30 Senator Wellars Gasamagera to meet with Eric Joyce MP to discuss ICT


Thursday 28 October

07:35 Fly to Belfast City Airport

08:45 Transfer to Northern Ireland Assembly

10:05 Briefing on the Northern Ireland Assembly

10:45 Roundtable discussion with MLAs:

• Rebuilding public confidence;
• Public expectations through transition;
• Dealing with public scrutiny;
• Challenges and breakthroughs;
• Lessons learned.

11:45 Tour of the Parliament Buildings

12:30 Lunchtime discussion with CPA Branch Representatives

13:45 Depart Northern Ireland Assembly for afternoon visits:

• Cross Community Project;
• Tour of the Peace Walls.

16:30 Depart for Airport - Fly to Birmingham International Airport


Friday 29 October

10:00 Visit the constituency office of Mr Laurence Robertson MP

10:45 Tour of Tewkesbury Abbey

11:30 Visit to Gloucestershire Launchpad Training College

12:15 Lunchtime meeting with the Ms Elaine Hancock - Mayor of Tewkesbury, Cannon Paul Williams and Kevin Blackadder - Editor of the Gloucestershire Echo

14:00 Visit to Oberthur Technologies UK Ltd

15:00 Depart by coach for London


Saturday 30 October

Departure Day