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Are political parties treating
Climate Change seriously?
Follow the online debate at
Under-18s are tackling Climate
Change in a secure and structured online debate, organised by the Hansard
Society. Protecting the Planet : Is climate change ...
Hansard Society issues 10
The Hansard Society - the UK's leading
non-partisan political research and education charity - has today issued 10
recommendations for restoring trust in parliamentary democracy.
Hansard Society Chief Executive,
Fiona Booth commented: "Openness, accountability and effective scrutiny are
Significant development to
bring new voices into policy making
The Hansard Society, the UK's leading
non-partisan political research and education charity, congratulates Parliament
on its new e-consultation site hosting online consultations on behalf of select
committees - http://forums.parliament.uk .
Chief Executive, Fiona Booth,
Free interactive CD-Rom for Citizenship Education teachers
The Hansard Society, experts in
the delivery of political literacy to young people, has developed an exciting
new interactive Citizenship resource
- Big Ben and All That! - designed to help teachers develop their own
Openness and accountability
should be priority
Responding to the publication
today of the House of Commons Procedure Committee's report on Public Petitions
and Early Day Motions, Fiona Booth, Chief Executive of the Hansard Society
‘The Hansard Society has long
called for Parliament to improve ...
The public's right to know
should cover MPs' activities
The Hansard Society expresses
deep unease about the continuing progress of the Private Members' Bill removing
the Commons and the Lords from the list of public authorities obliged to
release information under the 2000 Freedom of ...
Lord Speaker/Hansard Society
essay writing competition for 16 to 18 year olds
First Class Second Chamber:
the challenges and merits of an Upper House
If you're between 16 and 18 years
old and interested in politics, then don't miss our ...
- Love, respect and support help keep families together
- Family diversity should be championed
- Several contributing factors behind family breakdown
The majority of under-18s taking
part in a Hansard Society online debate called: It's a Family Affair! What
is the place of family in society? which ran from April 16th to May 4th,
2007 at www.HeadsUp.org.uk, believed
that their parent(s) were doing a fantastic job under some very testing
The Hansard Society welcomes
Gordon Brown's proposals to increase the power of Parliament and government
accountability and to consult on the legislative programme ahead of the Queen's
Fiona Booth, Chief Executive of
the Hansard Society, commented: "Parliament's role as the representative body
of the people ...
Lord Puttnam welcomes opening
up of Parliament
The House of Lords is leading the
way by opening up its Chamber to young people, as recommended by the Puttnam
The Hansard Society Commission on
the Communication of Parliamentary Democracy (the "Puttnam Commission"),
reported in ...