Northampton College students join debate at House of Commons

MP Michael Ellis with Northampton College students
MP Michael Ellis with Northampton College students
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Students from Northampton College have experienced life in the Houses of Parliament by watching a debate and meeting Northampton North MP Michael Ellis.

After listening to a debate on terrorism threats and NHS spending concerns, the fifteen first-year Uniform Public Services students spent time in the House of Commons’ interactive classrooms, where they took part in law making scenarios, taking the roles of government and opposition.

Tony Turner, lecturer in Uniform Public Services at Northampton College, said: “It was a superb experience and the students gained a true taste of politics and parliament.”