Speeding up the Parliamentary Process

The Australasian Study of Group has an interesting seminar in November:

Mechanisms used to speed up Parliamentary process

You and your guests are invited to hear Hon Dr Michael Cullen along with Hon Jim Anderton and Hon John Carter discuss the Parliamentary process and how it could be improved.

Dr Cullen is one of the foremost parliamentarians of recent times, a master of procedure, debate and repartee, and for nine years leader of the House. Mr Jim Anderton is another long-serving parliamentarian, who has served in governments and as leader of a minority party. Mr Carter was an effective chief whip for National in opposition.

The seminar will be chaired by Colin James.

Questions and discussion are encouraged.

The seminar will be preceded by the annual general meeting at 5.45pm, at which all are welcome. The seminar will start at 6pm.

Thursday, 19 November 2009

5.45pm – 7.00pm

Venue – West Foyer, ground floor of the Executive Wing (the Beehive)

Please join us for drinks (cash bar) and nibbles from 5.30pm

RSVP (acceptances only) Andrea O’Brien,
Chapter Secretary,
04 817 9597 Andrea.O’Brien@parliament.govt.nz

That sounds very interesting. I doubt I will able to attend on that date, but hope to get reports from anyone who does.

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