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Constituency Casework Data and Dissolution

The ICO is hosting a webinar for Members’ staff on Constituency Casework Data and Dissolution on Thursday 7 March from 2pm. There will be an open Q&A session where you can ask any questions on this subject. To attend, please visit this page and then follow the link to register: https://parlinet.parliament.uk/information-resources/news-newsletters-notices/news/2024/february/preparing-casework-for-dissolution/

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Taylor Bennett Foundation PR & Communications Training Programme

The Taylor Bennett Foundation is a charity that exists to encourage people from a black, Asian and minority ethnic background to pursue a career in communications. Their award-winning PR Training Programme is a paid, full-time, eight-week training programme in Public Relations (PR) and Communications designed to equip participants from a Black, Asian & minority ethnic…

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CV Writing for Members’ Staff

House of Commons Training Session Course Overview Sessions available on: To book, please go here: https://parliament.learningpool.com/course/view.php?id=2109

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MPs’ Staff Survey on Wellbeing

All MPs’ staff should have received an email inviting them to complete the Wellness Working Group annual survey on wellbeing. If you haven’t already completed this important survey, w4mp strongly encourages you to do so as soon as possible – the closing date is Friday 19 January 2024. If you are a member of staff…

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Navigating the new constituencies

As we all know, the current set of parliamentary constituencies is being replaced for the next election and the borders of constituencies will change substantially.  And because boundary reviews are carried out by separate organisations for each nation that no-one officially produces a single dataset of all the new constituencies covering the whole UK. However…

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Boundary changes – how to find data about new constituencies – Caseworker Discussion Forum

Time: 10:30 – 11:30Date: Thursday 18 January 2024Location: Virtual via Microsoft Teams The January 2024 forum will be on the topic of Boundary changes: how to find data about new constituencies. We will be joined by staff from the Library’s Social and General Statistics Section. To sign up, please go here: https://parliament.learningpool.com/mod/facetoface/signup.php?s=16606

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Artificial Intelligence: An explainer

The Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology has produced a useful explainer on Artificial Intelligence. It describes key definitions, how AI can be used, how it works, concerns, and perceptions of AI. You can find it here: https://post.parliament.uk/research-briefings/post-pb-0057/

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All-Staff Q&A Session December: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Q&A

Please join the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Advocacy Team, who will raise awareness of Disability Services, to support your constituents. The Team will cover the Access to Work (ATW) grant which supports people with a health condition or a disability to get into and retain work.   If you have a question you would…

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Training: Dealing with Cases of Domestic Abuse

Time: 10:00 – 16:00Date: 16 January 2024Location: Online via Teams For full details and booking, please visit https://parliament.learningpool.com/course/view.php?id=2068

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Training: Managing Your Social Media Profile

This is a two-day, in-person course. This course is about how to get the best out of social media and will have a particular focus on using video as a powerful way of engage and also explore how to manage negative comments and link you to some Parliamentary resources that can support you. This is a practical…

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