‘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
We have 4,500 free kits for our UK Parliament Week partners. Sign up today and get yours before we run out! Don’t worry about having all the details of your event or activity finalised. To receive your free box, sign up before 30 September using our simple online form. In your kit you will find:…Read more
Holding an event for UK Parliament Week couldn’t be easier! Start planning your UK Parliament Week event with the help of our online toolkit. Our toolkit has everything you need to organise your event or activity from start to finish, from ideas to planning and promotion. Just follow our three steps to hold a successful…Read more
UK Parliament Week is a fantastic opportunity for uniform organisations and youth groups. Take part in the fun by holding an event or activity with your group, whilst they explore the work of UK Parliament and what it means to them. Read about one youth group leader and their experience taking part last year. Sign…Read more
Trafford Youth Cabinet “We held our “Let’s Talk Youth” annual pupils conference by Trafford Youth Cabinet during UK Parliament Week. Pupils from eleven schools meet to discuss what needs to change in Trafford. This event meant we could “badge” our politics workshop as being partnered with the UK Parliament which gave it added legitimacy with the…Read more
Sign up to become a UK Parliament Week partner and you’ll receive one of our free kits designed especially for schools. Your kit is designed to cater to all your UK Parliament Week needs as you go on to hold your event or activity. Don’t worry about having all the details of your event or activity…Read more
High Down Junior School “A week-long whole-school celebration, where our 390 KS2 children learnt about the three parts of parliament and voting/democracy/representation in the UK. We used Education Service resources, held a Skype session with Mr Speaker John Bercow, and were visited by local MP Liam Fox and several Portishead Town councillors. Benefits of being…Read more
Sandwell Council “We hosted three sessions in schools where MPs and local Councillors talked to young people about their jobs, Parliament and democracy. We also organised two lunches where students were able to talk to local politicians in a more informal setting. Being a UK Parliament Week partner means you’re provided with resources, support and ideas on how to…Read more
The Democratic Society “We brought together a councillor, an MP’s researcher, and a Pirate Party member who argues for greater direct democracy to each talk about ‘Why do we need politicians?’ in front of a public audience. After short speeches from each of the panellists the whole room broke into small groups to discuss this…Read more
Sign up to become a UK Parliament Week partner and you’ll receive one of our free kits designed especially for your organisation type. Don’t worry about having all the details of your event or activity finalised. To receive your free box, sign up today using our simple online form. In your kit you will find: A…Read more
We want to say a big thank you to everyone who took part in UK Parliament Week 2016. UK Parliament Week would not be possible without the amazing work of our partners. This year’s UK Parliament Week saw over 280 events take place over the country, across all the nations. We saw a range of events from…Read more