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How to engage with the Scottish Parliament
Created: 16/11/2018, Updated: 17/01/2019
When: 10.00 - 12.30, Friday 01 February 2019 Where: New Volunteer House, 16 East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy, KY1 1XT This event is being organised by Fife Voluntary Action
An excitingopportunity to come and hear from the Scottish Parliament's Outreach Team on the role of the Scottish Parliament, learn about the committee structure, how to engage with Parliament and ask questions. There will also be time for informal networking after the presentations, discussions and questions. This session is ideally suited to those organisations with a campaigning focus or who might want to have their voice heard on any key policy issues.
The workshop will cover
the various formal and informal methods of engagement,
tips for engaging with your MSP’s,
an explanation of the role of committee’s and how best to influence their work
an informal Networking/Q&A session with the Community Outreach Officer for Fife, Ewan Masson
Ewan and Fife Voluntary Action are keen to meet as many organisations as possible to explore how best to work in partnership with the voluntary sector in Fife to ensure that people’s lived experience is brought in to the work of the Scottish Parliament.
The workshop will be followed by a networking lunch.