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Lobbying Training course

Voice4Change England

Monday, 27 October 2014 from 09:30 to 16:30 (GMT)

Lobbying Training course

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Charities 0-9 employees Ended £70.00 £5.04
Charities 10-19 employees Ended £200.00 £13.49
Charities 20+ employees Ended £240.00 £16.09
Social Enterprises & Community Interest groups Ended £240.00 £16.09
Companies Ended £370.00 £24.54
Voice4Change Members Ended £60.00 £4.39

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Event Details

Aim: To offer delegates a practical guide to:

  1.     How to access and influence your MP, MEP & councillors;
  2.     Various ways of getting your case or issue aired by decision-makers.

Who should attend? Those who want to better understand how parliament works so that you can use MPs, Peers, Councillors and MEPs to raise issues you care about.

Content: This training will cover -

  •         Understanding how Parliament works – and how decision-makers can raise issues on your behalf
  •         How you can interact with the parliamentary process
  •         The role of Whitehall and the machinery of government
  •         Navigating through party rivalries
  •         Understanding local councils / councillors and Euro MEPs

Outcomes: By the end of the session participants will leave with –

  •         Knowledge of the parliamentary system and the various ways MPs can raise your issues and concerns
  •         Knowledge of the European Parliament and local authorities and how to lobby MEPs and councillors
  •         Understand the legislative process
  •         How to influence civil servants and special advisors
  •         Understand how lobbying can benefit your organisation
  •         Understand the role media relations and public affairs can play in campaigns
  •         Pin-point different lobbying approaches

Methodology: The session will offer a blend of individual reflection; group exercises; creative and engaging computer-based exercises; presentation; role-plays.

Do you have questions about Lobbying Training course? Contact Voice4Change England

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Voice4Change England

We are a national  membership organisation championing the voice of the Black and Minority Ethnic voluntary, community and social enterprise sector. We work for a  stronger and inclusive civil society to meet the needs of BME and other disadvantaged communities. 

Telephone: 0207 697 4240

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