To mark UK Parliament Week, I enjoyed dropping into four schools across our area – Bell Farm in Hersham, Chandlers Field in Molesey, Cobham Free School and Claremont Fan Court School in Esher.
Students across the year groups had some really interesting and insightful questions about the role of being an MP and how Parliament works, to foreign policy and net zero.
UK Parliament Week is an annual event that engages people from across the UK with Parliament, spreading the word about what Parliament is, its function and how everyone can get involved. It is a great opportunity to empower young people to participate in democracy both locally and in Westminster.
Thank you to all the staff and pupils at each school for the warm welcome!