Parliament Talks Older People

'Parliament Talks Older People' was the latest in a series of free events and promotional activities that highlight Parliament’s role in debating and challenging government policy

Parliament Talks Older People

Parliament Talks Older People was a free event highlighting how you can engage with Parliament to influence its work on these issues and people found out how MPs and Lords hold the Government to account.

Tobias Ellwood, MP for Bournemouth East, Annette Brooke, MP for Mid-Dorset and North Poole, representatives from Age UK and the Houses of Parliament’s Outreach team were there to help people find out more about how Parliament examines policy issues and how you can get involved.

Where and when

The event took place on Friday 15 March 2013 11am-1pm at St Swithun’s Centre, Gervis Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3ED.

Further information

If you would like to register your interest in attending similar events in the future, please email the Parliamentary Outreach team at

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Related information

The Communities and Local Government Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the administration, expenditure and policy of the Department for Communities and Local Government and its associated public bodies.

The House of Lords Committee on Public Service and Demographic Change was appointed on 29 May 2012, to consider public service provision in the light of demographic change.


Read some of the current parliamentary research material available on related issues, including select committee reports, briefing papers on current legislation and the latest Early Day Motions put down by MPs.

Resource Pack

The resource pack created as part of the 'Parliament Talks Older People' event in Bournemouth on 15 March 2013 is now available to download below in electronic format.
The pack contains details of the relevant bodies within Parliament, examples of recent scrutiny and details of how the public can get involved with the work of Parliament on issues affecting older people.