Parliamentary training

Free Parliamentary training is available to organisations wanting to know more about the UK Parliament and how they can get involved with the work of the House of Commons and House of Lords.

The training sessions are organised by the Parliamentary Outreach team and are strictly non-partisan.

What is covered in Parliamentary training sessions

Each training session is tailored to the specific interests of your organisation. They can include any aspect of Parliamentary work, including:

  • An introduction to Parliament

  • Contacting MPs and Lords

  • How Bills progress through Parliament

  • Parliamentary questions

  • Select Committee inquiries

  • Using the Parliamentary website to track particular subjects

Where parliamentary training is held

Parliamentary Outreach has officers based around the UK. In most instances, we can provide training at a location most convenient for you. Depending on your preference, training sessions can be scheduled to last from one hour to a whole day.

Contact details

If your organisation is interested in free Parliamentary training, please contact us at:

Parliamentary Outreach
Houses of Parliament
London SW1A 2TT
Telephone: 020 7219 1650
E-mail: parliamentaryoutreach@parliament.uk

Please include details of your location, the name of your organisation and any specific training requirements.

Due to high demand for Parliament's Outreach services, it is recommended that requests for specific training or workshops be made at least two months in advance.