Parliamentary training for North East organisations

08 October 2009

Parliamentary Outreach is to hold a series of free workshops for voluntary and community organisations across the north east of England, focusing on how Parliament works and the ways in which organisations can get involved with the House of Commons and House of Lords.

Each session will cover:

  • The role of Parliament
  • Parliament’s influence on voluntary and community organisations
  • Parliamentary processes and the different ways groups can engage with Parliament

The venues and dates are as follows:

  • Wednesday 28 October – Shiremoor
    10 - 12am - VODA offices, The Shiremoor Centre, Earsdon Road, Shiremoor.
    To book a place, please call 0191 200 8555 or e-mail
  • Wednesday 11 November – Sunderland
    10 - 12am - Sunderland CVS offices, Riverview House, Sunderland.
    To book a place, please contact Rob Charlton on email at or by phone on 0191 565 1566
  • Wednesday 18 November – Middlesbrough
    10 to 12am - MVDA offices, St Mary’s Centre, 82-90 Corporation Road, Middlesbrough.
    To book a place, please call 01642 249300 or e-mail

Attendance at all events is free of charge and includes lunch and refreshments. For further information on the work of Parliamentary Outreach in the North East, please contact Daniel Wood on 07917488839 or e-mail

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