‘Knowledge of Parliament, and a good understanding of the political context in each House, are key skills for civil servants.
Throughout the year, Departments hold events and training to support their staff, supported by our dedicated team parliamentary training team at Civil Service Learning.
Parliament Week 2018 provides a great opportunity to highlight the importance of this work and discover new perspectives. We are looking forward to getting involved, and have an exciting programme of events planned across the Cabinet Office.’
– Elizabeth Gardiner, First Parliamentary Council and Permanent Secretary to the Government in Parliament Group
The first recorded Clerk of the House of Commons was Robert de Melton in 1363. We don’t have any records that go back that far, but to mark the occasion our excellent Archives team have produced a display of other historic documents about the role of Clerks over the centuries, which is on the Parliament…Read more
TEDxHousesofParliament is an annual event which features a range of incredible speakers giving the talk of their lives on the theme democracy and representation.Read more
Dr. Ros Altmann is delighted to be a judge for the National Council of Women's 'Giving Young Women and Girls a Voice’ competition which is currently open for entries.Read more