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The Speaker, Parliament and engaging with the modern democracy - Insights Public Lecture
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  • Thursday 1st February 2018 17:30 (1 hour, 15 mins)
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Rt Hon John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House of Commons

Thursday 1st February, 17:30-18:45

John Bercow was elected 157th Speaker of the House of Commons in 2009, and has been re-elected three times. He has overseen significant changes in both the procedures and the culture of the House of Commons, assisting MPs in their holding of the executive to account, and enhancing public understanding of the role and functions of the Speaker.

Free admission, all seats are allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

Public lectures at Newcastle University are free and open to all. The aim is to offer a programme that will inform, stimulate, entertain, and excite debate.

Many speakers are leaders in their field and all have something of special interest to convey. The lectures cover a wide range of disciplines and frequently include key contemporary issues, particularly those that affect our daily lives.

Any views expressed by speakers are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Newcastle University.

All lectures are free and open to all, with spaces allocated on a first-come first-served basis. For more popular talks an overspill room will be in operation.

Recordings of some past lectures can be found here.

Location

  • Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
  • Newcatle University
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • NE1 7RU

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