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Discuss the House of Lords, communication and the media

25 Sep 2014

Join Lord Speaker Baroness D'Souza and guests

Join the Lord Speaker Baroness D'Souza and guests to discuss the work of the House of Lords, and the ways that Members of the House scrutinise media and communications issues

Members of the House of Lords boast expertise from a range of media and communications backgrounds. Find out how their expertise used to scrutinise the government’s work

The Lord Speaker will be joined by Arif Ansari BBC North East Political Editor (Event Chair) and Professor Tom Gibbons, from the University and former advisor to House of Lords scrutiny committees.

The event will feature an address by the Lord Speaker followed by an audience-led discussion.

  • University Place Lecture Theatre A, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, Thursday 16 October, 7pm to 8.30pm (registration from 6.30pm)

Further information on the work of the House of Lords can be found at

Booking a place

To book a place at this free event, visit: Eventbrite.

For further information, please contact Louise Pemberton or Gary Hart

This event has been arranged by Policy@Manchester in partnership with the House of Lords, and the Houses of Parliament’s Outreach Service.