Parliament to hold free seminar in Cardiff on engaging with legislation

02 October 2013

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

Parliament's Outreach Service is holding a free Public Bill Seminar on Thursday 31 October 2013, from 1-3pm on how to engage with Parliament’s scrutiny of legislation.
This event will demonstrate how you can best engage with MPs and Lords and improve your campaigning.

What the Public Bill Seminar will look at

The seminar will cover:

  • How a bill progresses through Parliament
  • What happens during a bill’s pre-legislative stages
  • Where to find authoritative information online
  • How you can engage with bills going through Parliament
  • The relationship between the UK Parliament and the National Assembly for Wales

Speakers at the event include Lord Aberdare and Glyn Davies MP, Member for Montgomeryshire, plus experts from the Houses of Parliament and the National Assembly for Wales and Robert Orchard, former BBC Parliamentary correspondent.

Staff from the Houses of Parliament Outreach Service will also be on hand to answer any questions on the parliamentary scrutiny of a bill and gave advice on how to track the progress of bills.

How to attend

To find out more information or to register for a place :

Telephone: 020 7219 1650

Where and when

The event will take place on Thursday 31 October 2013,  from 1-3pm at the Pierhead Main Hall, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, CF99 1NA.

Maps and directions

Further information

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.
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