20th November 2014: How Well is Democracy Served by the UK and European Parliaments?

Europe House, The European Parliament Information office in the UK (EPIO)

See Programme: How Well is Democracy Served by the UK and European Parliaments?

How Well is Democracy Served by the UK and European Parliaments?

Welcome – Laurence Smy, Chairman of TEAMGlobal.

Speakers

Dr Marion Ferrat,, works at the UK parliament on the Energy and Climate Change Committee
“How does the UK Parliament work?”

Chris Terry, Research Officer for the The Electoral Reform Society (ERS)
&
Matilda Murday, from The Democratic Society
“How democratic is the UK Parliament?”

Millicent Scott, Education Projects Manager at The European Parliament Office, London.
“How does the European Parliament work?”

Martyn Bond, professor of European Politics and Policy at Royal Holloway.
“How democratic is the European Parliament?”

Students then debated the question and made presentations on:

“What can be done to make the UK and European Parliaments more democratic?”

Schools in attendance: