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Changes in the UK Political and Governance Structures Briefing
12 Jul 2011
A high level briefing for international diplomatic staff
Recorded in Westminster, London the briefing gives an essential insight into workings of the UK parliamentary system. 
The sessions give Embassies, High Commissions and diplomatic staff  invaluable information on how to engage with the UK political systems including the devolved Scottish and Welsh Governments.

Key themes include:

  • What next as power creeps further away from Westminster and Whitehall?
  • The first UK Coalition Goverment in 80 years: how it works and how this affects policy and legislation
  • How the House of Commons has become more powerful following the expenses scandal and the influx of the largest number of new MPs for 65 years.
  • New procedures, more accountability, more transparency?
  • How fixed-term Parliaments will affect legislation and governance.
  • The proposed reforms of the House of Lords, what that means and prospects of it happening.
  • Devolution to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and how the differing political leaderships are working and the inter-relationships.

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