Parliament invites students to Public Bill Open Lecture

01 November 2013

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

Parliament's Outreach Service to hold a free Public Bill Open Lecture in London on Thursday 21 November 2013 on how to engage with Parliament’s scrutiny of legislation.

Join academics and senior Parliamentary staff and hear their expert insights into how laws are made and how you can participate.

Whether you are studying the legislative process, or just want to know how you can have your say, come to this free Public Bill Open Lecture to find out:

  • How a bill progresses through Parliament
  • How you can engage with bills going through Parliament and get involved
  • Where to find authoritative information online

This event is aimed at higher education students and academics but all are welcome.

How to attend

To find out more information or to register for a place contact the Outreach by e-mail or by telephone 020 7219 1650.

Spaces at this event are allocated on a first come first serve basis, so booking in advance is essential.

Where and when

The event will take place on Thursday 21 November 2013, from 6.45-8.45pm (registration from 6.30pm) at Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS.

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Resources for universities

Information and access to more Parliamentary resources for students and academics are available online

Parliamentary Outreach

The Houses of Parliament's 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.


Public Bill Seminars are free regular events providing information on how to engage with Parliament’s scrutiny of legislation. Each seminar focuses on a different subject area, based on the Government's forthcoming legislative programme.

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