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How do Clerks support the work of Parliamentarians?

Post by: 09/05/2018 0 comments 1280 views

This video looks at the ways in which clerks support the work of MP’s and their wider roles in Parliament.

Video Information

This video covers:

  • The clerks give immediate advice and often to the more senior MP’s.
  • Every Committee has a clerk.
  • The clerks are experts in many areas, allowing committee and Parliamentary work to run efficiently.
Information for Teachers

Teachers can use this video as an introductory tool for students, at the start of a lesson, or as a summary at the end.

The video provides a sound summary of main topic areas and covers key points, including:

  • The roles and duties of clerks.
  • The manner in which these duties support Parliament.
Credits

With thanks to

  • Baron Lisvane (Robert Rogers)

Image – The Oath and Clerks (UK Parliament-Catherine Bebbington)

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