Parliament to hold event in Leeds on International Development

19 September 2014

The Houses of Parliament's Outreach Service is to hold a free event in Leeds on Thursday 9th October 2014 focusing on how people can engage with Parliament on international development issues.

Held in partnership with Leeds Beckett University, the event will give attendees practical and useful information on how to work with politicians on international development and provide an opportunity to debate related issues.

Speakers include

  • Fabian Hamilton - MP for Leeds North East and member of the House of Commons International Development Committee
  • Oriel Kenny - Leeds Metropolitan University
  • Louise Martin - Presenter of 'On the Agenda' BBC Radio Leeds

Who can attend?

Students, academics, campaigners, people working for local authorities, charities and businesses, as well as interested individuals.

How to attend

For more information or to register for a place, contact Daniel Wood, Parliament’s Outreach Officer for Yorkshire and The Humber, by email on or by telephone 07917 488839.

Where and when

The event will take place on Thursday 9th October from 6pm to 8pm at:

Cloth Hall Court
Leeds Beckett University
Quebec Street

Maps and directions

Related information

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.

Further information

Image: Department for International Development

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