So, now you know what a delegated legislation committee is and what the difference is between a substantive and supplementary Parliamentary Question.
But what are the skills you will need to become the Researcher Extraordinaire that you persuaded your MP you were at interview?
- Writing a speech
- How to compile a briefing for a roundtable or panel discussion
- Handling the Media
- Working with lobbyists
(Yes, you also need to have an iron grip on budgets, correspondence, event management, diary management and everything else in your MP’s life- those are discussed further in the Your Office section).