16 - 22 November 2015


Parliament Week 2015: a roundup

7 Dec 2015

Thank you to everyone who took part in Parliament Week 2015, from organisations that helped to create such an exciting and varied programme, to those who attended events and activities, debated, discussed and shared their opinions.  It was an amazing week, and fantastic to see so many people from across the UK taking part. The…

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Parliament Week 2015 in Numbers and Pictures

7 Dec 2015

Parliament Week – Where it happened Create your own infographics

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Bid for a Westminster Hall banner

24 Nov 2015

Throughout 2015, the Houses of Parliament has been commemorating two significant anniversaries: 750 years since the Simon de Montfort parliament and 800 years since the sealing of Magna Carta. A year-long programme, Parliament in the Making, has celebrated those anniversaries in various ways, with ‘The Beginnings of that Freedome’ banner exhibition in Parliament’s Westminster Hall…

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Get Involved with Parliament

24 Nov 2015

Find out how you can get involved with Parliament

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Democratic Engagement Resources: Be a Change-maker!

18 Nov 2015Cabinet Office

Date: 19 November Time: 13.30-15.30 Location: Houses of Parliament The power of peer to peer engagement will be celebrated on 19 November, as young ambassadors who have inspired people to participate in the democratic process get their chance to tell the Minister for Constitutional Reform about their experiences. John Penrose will hear about the success…

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Follow us on Twitter and #DoDemocracy online

12 Nov 2015

Join us on Twitter and get involved in the conversation: @Parliament_Week. You can use the hashtag on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram: #DoDemocracy.

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Event highlight: Democracy and Young Trans People

11 Nov 2015

In the run up to Parliament Week we will be highlighting events happening up and down the country. This week’s highlight focuses on an event taking place in Parliament about Democracy and Young Trans People. This panel discussion with Q&A will explore how ideas of democracy connect with the lives of young trans and/ or…

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From 1965 – 2065: The Evolution of Anti-Racial Discrimination Law

28 Oct 2015

3 Dec 2015, 6:45 – 8pm Macmillan Room, Portcullis House December 2015 marks fifty years since the first anti-racial discrimination law was passed in the UK. Come to a free evening lecture and hear about how anti-racial discrimination legislation has changed society in the UK and abroad. Join Dr Iyiola Solanke, Senior Lecturer at the School…

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Event highlight: Art in Office – Tours of the Government Art Collection

27 Oct 2015

In the run up to Parliament Week we will be highlighting events happening up and down the country. This week’s highlight focuses on a group of tours of the Government Art Collection They are holding three lunchtime tours (17, 19 and 20 November) that will focus on the unique stories behind the collection. The tour…

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Ideas for teachers from the National Centre for Citizenship and the Law

23 Oct 2015

The National Centre for Citizenship and the Law’s vision is ‘Opportunity for all to learn about the law’ and this vision feeds into all of our learning programmes in London, Manchester and Nottingham. Schools and groups that visit us and take part in our education sessions can explore British values of law and democracy and develop a…

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