Calling all campaigners: how parliament works

 Stroppy Mums of the UK – here is a good opportunity to get some free training on how to be effective in lobbying Parliament.  Or at least how Parliament works so you can be effective in lobbying.  I went to one, it was excellent and will blog my report when I have a chance to write it up.  YOu can email the contact to find the workshops closest to you.

Midwives and independent Midwives need our support.  And Mums need the lobbying support of midwives.

Lots of love

Get Involved – In Legislation

 

The Houses of Parliament’s Outreach Service & Involve Yorkshire and Humber are running four workshops in July on how Parliament scrutinises and passes proposed legislation – and the opportunities for groups and individuals to get involved!

 

The workshops will cover:

  • · The Queens Speech 2012
  • · Parliament’s process for passing a law
  • · Different types of Bill (proposed laws)
  • · How you can track the progress of Bills
  • · Opportunities to get involved in the parliamentary process

 

They will take place at:

 

Scarborough 3rd July, 10.30am to 1pm – Allat House Annex, West Parade Road, Scarborough, YO12 5ED

Beverley 3rd July, 6.00pm to 8.30pm – Seminar Room 1, Bishop Burton College, York Road, Beverley, HU17 8QG

Huddersfield 4th July, 10.30am to 1pm– Venue to be confirmed

Barnsley 4th July, 6pm to 8.30pm – Voluntary Action Barnsley, The Core, County Way, Barnsley, S70 2JW

 

To book a place and for more information, contact Ed Poulter at Involve Yorkshire and Humber on ed.poulter@yorkshirehumber.org.uk or 0113 394 2300

Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment!

 

 

Daniel Wood

Outreach Officer – North East, Yorkshire and the Humber

Houses of Parliament Outreach Service | wooddan@parliament.uk | 07917 488839 |www.parliament.uk/outreach

 

 

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