‘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
Throughout UK Parliament Week, you can keep up-to-date with what’s happening by following our hashtag #UKPW16. Be part of the conversation by using our hashtag too!Read more
This year we will see an incredible 270 events and activities throughout the week which will explore what the UK Parliament means to communities across the country. Thank you to all the organisations that are taking part to help make this year’s UK Parliament Week such a success! Have a look at some of the…Read more
If you’ve already registered your UK Parliament Week event, you might be wondering how to promote it to as many people as possible. What next? Whether your event is private or open to the public, we have plenty of guidance available to help you promote your own event to the right audiences and raise your organisation’s…Read more
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…Read more
We have lots of resources that you can use, either as an activity or to support an idea for an event you already have. Schools and Young People We have a page of ideas and resources for schools and other young audiences, including: Pictures to colour in Interactive Intro to Parliament videos Debate Packs Uniformed…Read more
Our brand new resources for schools and youth groups are now live! Our new resources are suitable for all ages. Help your class learn about the work of UK Parliament with our interactive discussion pack, complete with online videos, or explore the history of UK Parliament with our themed colouring in sheets. Colouring in sheets…Read more
How about putting on an event for UK Parliament week! This year, UK Parliament Week is reaching further, working with expats and embassies to celebrate Parliament Week. We want you to be part of it. You can find out more by reading our British Expats toolkitRead more
We already have some fantastic events planned for UK Parliament Week 2016, including a school debate by the Rotary Club of Wembley , a young people’s question time by the Young People’s Service in Slough, and an online event by Children’s Radio UK. This year our Outreach Officer for London and the South East of…Read more
The deadline for registering events for this years UK Parliament Week is the 30 September 2016, just over 8 weeks away. To make sure we can support you by publicising your event, including you in our programme and sending you all your resources please make sure you don’t miss this deadline. So, what information do…Read more
Democracy Matters “We ran one event in the week itself, on Monday 16th Nov in Sheffield, about city devolution and the Sheffield Citizens’ Assembly with Dr. Arianna Giovannini, Prof. Matt Flinders & Vicky Seddon, Sheffield for Democracy, as part of an ESRC Knowledge Exchange programme about research on the British constitution. The three main benefits…Read more