Working with Legislation and Regulation

18 October 2018
  • Central government
  • Legislation

Trainer: Mike Watts

This workshop will look in detail at the process of legislation including organising the legislative programme, Private Member’s Bills, the passage of a Bill through Parliament; the role of a Bill Team during the process; and a Peers’ view of influencing and engaging with the legislative process.

Who will benefit from attending?

Anyone who needs to gain an understanding of the legislative process.

Learning outcomes

Participants will:

  • Obtain insight into how the legislative programme is organised by the Government and Parliament
  • Learn the stages of legislative process for a Public Bill
  • Gain the ability to understand, in depth, the Parliamentary procedures of a bill in each House of Parliament
  • Gain an understanding of  the role of the Civil Service bill team, its  functions and responsibilities

Organisational benefit

Providing a thorough understanding of the legislative process; increasing staff ability to work effectively within that process; and supporting colleagues and other relevant parties more successfully.