Course Details:

Guide to Parliamentary procedure 

22nd, 25th and 29th January 2021, 0930-1130

Audience: political staffers, professionals working for businesses or charities, campaigners

Need to spend more time learning the ins-and-outs of the arcane world of Westminster? Confused by legislative timetables, or the difference between the Table Office and the Vote Office? 


If you want to get the most out of Parliament, join us for our advanced course on Parliamentary procedure over three morning sessions.

The training sessions will cover:

  • Early Day Motions

  • Written questions to ministers

  • Oral questions

  • Select Committee inquiries

  • Adjournment debates

  • Ten minute rule bills

  • Private Member's bills

  • Green papers

  • White papers

  • A Bill's journey through Parliament, from First Reading to Report stage

  • Where and how it is possible to intervene in this process

Andy McSmith

Andy McSmith has worked in the House of Commons as a political correspondent for the Daily Mirror, Observer, Daily Telegraph, Independent on Sunday and the Independent. He has written about and met every serving Prime Minister from Margaret Thatcher onwards, and has published several books, including political biographies, and a history of Britain in the 1980s, No Such Thing as Society.


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Guide to Parliamentary Procedure
Jan 22, 9:30 AM
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