PSA Parliament Week

PSA Parliament Week

Over the course of Parliament Week, members of our specialist group organised workshops around the country from the University of Surrey to the University of Strathclyde to spread knowledge about the role of Parliament, and to seek ideas for the improvement of the way our parliamentary democracy works.

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Parliament Week Initiative 2014

Parliament Week Initiative 2014

Hardcopy or #Hashtag? Young People’s Vision for a Digital Parliament

17 November 2014, 2:30pm-4:00pm, Attlee Suite, Portcullis House

The “Hardcopy or #Hashtag?” event takes place during Parliament Week, the theme of which is youth engagement. This event has been organised jointly by the Parliaments and Legislatures Specialist Group and the Political Studies Association. This is the culmination of a series of workshops which have been held around the country in which sixth form students have worked with 11 participating universities and politics undergraduate students to come up with innovative ideas to increase youth engagement with Parliament through digital means. Continue reading