‘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
“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…Read more
“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…Read more
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…Read more
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.…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
In 2018 we’re celebrating 100 years of women’s voices in Parliament. In 1918 Parliament passed a law which allowed some women, and all men, to vote for the first time: the Representation of the People Act 1918. What is happening? A major series of significant exhibitions and events are taking place for the public to engage with…Read more
Registration for UK Parliament Week 2018 will open on 6 February 2018. This year we’re inviting partners to explore the struggle for equal suffrage and empower people across the UK to get involved with the UK Parliament and have their voices heard. In 2018 our kits for partners will include: A Votes for Women sash,…Read more
We’re launching the Your UK Parliament Awards to celebrate the amazing work of passionate, engaged people all over the UK who make a difference in their communities and beyond by connecting with the UK Parliament. Are you one of these people? Has your group or organisation campaigned on an issue and made change happen? Maybe…Read more