Northampton College students join debate at House of Commons

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

Thursday, 12th May 2016, 3:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 12th May 2016, 4:01 pm
MP Michael Ellis with Northampton College students

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.

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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.”