12–18 November 2018

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Registering your Parliament Week event.

21 Jun 2018

A big thank you to every organisation that registered as a UK Parliament Week Partner by Friday 30 September. UK Parliament Week wouldn’t be possible without the participation of incredible organisations like you across the UK. Your event will benefit from featuring in our very first printed programme as well as social media, publicity, and…

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Inspiring students to explore the work of UK Parliament

5 Apr 2018

During Parliament Week 2017, we ran two ‘parliamentary insights’ events. These were aimed at inspiring students to think about the role of Parliament in national life. Our first speaker was Hugo Sugg, who was homeless as a teenager but stood for Parliament in the 2016 election and leads the #HugosEarthquake campaign that seeks to make…

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Bournemouth Youth Committee

14 Feb 2018

“During UK Parliament Week 2017 Bournemouth Youth Committee hosted a pair of debates in Bournemouth Town Hall Council Chamber for young people aged 13-19. Over 40 young people from across town gathered in the chamber usually reserved for Full Council meetings. The debates were on subjects that the young people felt were important to them,…

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Northamptonshire Learning Disability Partnership Board

13 Feb 2018

“Northamptonshire Learning Disability Partnership Board strives to engage adults and young people with learning disabilities in the work of Parliament and to understand how to vote as they are under- represented. “The UK Parliament is helping us to address this imbalance by providing the fantastic pack it produces for UK Parliament Week and the training…

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Muslim Council of Britain and UK Parliament Week

13 Feb 2018

“The Muslim Council of Britain has for years promoted the active participation of Muslims in the democratic process. The MCB also urges Imams and community leaders to remind their mosque congregations on the significance of voting and voter turn-out as an important civic responsibility. “The Muslim Council of Britain is proud to support UK Parliament…

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Engaging faith groups with the UK Parliament

13 Feb 2018

This year, the Church of England have partnered with UK Parliament Week to produce a resource to engage with churches in their dioceses. With 26 bishops of the Church of England sitting in the House of Lords, known as the Lords Spiritual, they read prayers at the start of each daily sitting and play a…

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Holding an online event for UK Parliament Week?

12 Feb 2018

Here’s a few things to consider: Whether you’re holding a Twitter takeover day or a Facebook Q&A, here are some tips for making your online event a success. Let us know what you’re doing Register your event on our submission page, and you’ll get one of our free partners’ kits to help promote your event.…

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Who can take part in UK Parliament Week?

 Blogs  12 Feb 2018

UK Parliament Week 2018 is on its way! This years activities will take place all across the UK from 12 – 18 November. UK Parliament Week is open to lots of different organisation types, including:  Uniformed Organisations (including Girlguides, Scouts, Cadets etc.) Citizenship Civil Society Faith Organisations Local Authorities Schools Further and Higher Education Museums…

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Who can take part in UK Parliament Week?

 Blogs  12 Feb 2018

UK Parliament Week 2018 is on its way! This years activities will take place all across the UK from 12 – 18 November.   UK Parliament Week is open to lots of different organisation types, including:  Uniformed Organisations (including Girlguides, Scouts, Cadets etc.) Citizenship Civil Society Faith Organisations Local Authorities Schools Further and Higher Education…

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Your Story, Our History 2018

7 Feb 2018

As part of Vote 100, women share their personal stories of how laws passed by the UK Parliament have changed their lives for the better. In the third instalment of #YourStoryOurHistory: Tobi’s story explores the Representation of the People Act 1918. Tobi shares her first voting experience and explores the impact of women’s franchise on…

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