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Working in Westminster

This specialist training course offers all those soon to embark on a career as a Parliamentary Researcher with  detailed professional guidance on what the role entails. The course offers an overview of what working in Parliament actually involves on a day to day basis. It has been designed to give instruction on all the key skills and requirements of this important role.

The course gives a clear outline of all the main duties a Parliamentary Assistant working for an MP would be expected to complete. As well as guidance on how to carry out all the associated Parliamentary Procedural based tasks such the administration of Early Day Motions, Private Members' Bills, Parliamentary Questions, both Written and Oral and explanation of the supporting work required by Members from their staff when involved in Standing Committees, Select Committees and membership of All Party Groups.

This course is an ideal choice for anyone new to working in Parliament who needs to immediately grasp information about all the tasks they will be required to do. The course also offers guidance on how to manage press enquiries, set up a news monitoring and news  cutting system, work effectively with Constituency Offices as well as deal with other task associated with the day to day running of a private offices, such as assisting with piecemeal casework administration to dealing with an MP's Diary.

This in-house staff course training course will serve as a thorough induction and introduction to working realities associated with being a new-comer, junior staff member or yet to be, parliamentary assistant working within a busy private parliamentary office. This is an ideal option for all MPs, Office Managers, Senior Secretaries who need to get junior entry staff members up to speed on their core duties, very quickly.

Contact Information

Venue Name: Parli Training

Address: Suite 49, 34 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0RH View Map (opens a new window)

Telephone: 0844 800 9071


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Course Details & Booking

Starts: 09:00 AM
Ends: 04:30 AM

Cost: 375.00 (GBP) per person

Select the date you wish to attend:

Thursday, 30 September 2021

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