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Parliament Explained
Parliament ExplainedWelcome to this podcast series from the UK Parliament. In this series, writer and comedian Meera Syal guides you through the people and processes of the UK Parliament – what Parliament is, how Parliament scrutinises the work of the Government, and how you can get involved. In this politically impartial series, Meera is joined by staff from the House of Lords and the House of Commons, including Regional Outreach Officers, Clerks, Committee Specialists and Doorkeepers, who talk about their roles and areas of expertise. Guests also include Helen Jones, Chair of the House of Commons Petitions Select Committee from June 2015 to May 2017, and Baroness Corston, Chair of the House of Lords Social Mobility Select Committee, who talk about the work of the committees they have led. Also featured is Maria Lester, whose petition calling for increased funding for brain tumour research led to a high profile debate in Parliament, resulting in government action. Make sure you listen to the entire series, and why not leave us a review too!Government & OrganisationsUnited Kingdom Listen on Windows 10 Listen on Android