Parliament Talks Constitution

‘Parliament Talks Constitution’ was part of a series of free events and promotional activities highlighting Parliament’s role in debating and challenging government policy.

What role does the UK Parliament play in reforming the British constitution? What does the future hold for UK democracy?

Members of the public heard from Parliamentarians and experts and had their say at this free event from the Houses of Parliament, in partnership with King's College London, and part of Parliament Week 2012.

Speakers at 'Parliament Talks Constitution'

  • Natascha Engel MP, Member for North East Derbyshire and Chair of the Backbench Business Committee.
  • Lord Rennard, member of the All Party Parliamentary Group on the British Constitution.
  • Eleanor Laing MP, Member for Epping Forest and member of the House of Commons Political and Constitutional Reform Select Committee.

The speakers were joined by Robert Blackburn, Professor of Constitutional Law at King's College London, for the panel discussion.

Unfortunately Lord Gordon of Strathblane was unable to attend.

Where and when

The event took place on Monday 19 November, from 7pm-9pm at the Anatomy Lecture Theatre, King’s Building, Kings College London, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS.

Maps and directions

Further information

To find out more about 'Parliament Talks Constitution':

Telephone: 020 7219 1650

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