Parliament Week in Welwyn Hatfield

November 13, 2015 12:00 AM
By Cllr Michal Siewniak

Parliament Week is a programme of events and activities that connects people with Parliament and democracy in the UK.

More about the Parliament week - https://www.parliamentweek.org/

Organisations across the UK run events and activities throughout Parliament Week which explore what parliamentary democracy means to them and their community. Parliament Week is coordinated by the House of Commons with support from the House of Lords.

The aim of the initiative is to increase civic participation within residents living in the UK. This campaign addresses the issue of civic engagement and helps to build a platform for "community activism". Overall the Parliament Week project is set up to enthuse people to get involved in democratic processes and intensify the dialogue between institutions and their citizens.

Michal Siewniak, Lib Dem cllr in WGC who is leading the campaign said: I am delighted to announce that the Parliament Week event is coming to Welwyn Hatfield. The event, coordinated by the WH Housing Trust which will take place on the 21st November in WGC Town Centre. We hope that this initiative will help us to create awareness around Parliament and its functions. We believe it will also give us a platform to bring "democracy to people".

Full event details are 10 am - 12 pm, 21st November, WGC Town Centre

I hope you can make it!