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Record number of parliamentarians to debate with under 18s on
HeadsUp online forum
The current HeadsUp forum Politics
and Politicians: what needs to change? has a record 19
decision-makers taking part, including seven new MPs, demonstrating an
enthusiasm from the new Parliament for engaging with young people and understanding
their views on politics.
The online forum - Politics
and Politicians: what needs to change? is running from 21 June - 9 July and
will allow young people to have their say on the new government's plans so far,
the role of an MP, young people's representation in Parliament and much more.
They will be discussing these issues with 19 decision-makers including; Peers,
new MPs, shadow and serving Ministers:
Why can't I vote at my ATM?
The practicalities of the ballot box.
June 23, 6.45pm, Portcullis House, Westminster
Chair: Dr. Andy Williamson (Director, Digital Democracy Programme, Hansard Society).
Speakers: Tom Harris MP; Jason Kitcat (Open Rights Group); Jenny Watson (Chair, Electoral Commission).
Parliamentary reform: the Coalition
Government's agenda after Wright
A speech by Leader of the House of Commons,
Rt. Hon. Sir George Young MP
June 16, 6.30pm, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House, Westminster
Chaired by Peter Riddell, Chair, Hansard Society
Members of the media are invited to attend - to book your place please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 020 7438 1225
The Speaker of the House of Commons Rt Hon John Bercow MP
gives speech to the Hansard Society tomorrow:
Reform in a New Parliament: Reviving the Chamber
Wednesday June 9, 6pm - 8pm, Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, Westminster
Chaired by Peter Riddell, Hansard Society
The speech will be followed by Q&A session
To attend, contact email@example.com or phone 0208 438 1225