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Peer Visit to Local School a Great Example of Open Democracy

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Mike has welcomed a visit by Baroness Prosser to Portslade Academy to talk to children about the House of Lords.

As part of the House of Lords Peers in Schools programme, Baroness Prosser will be visiting Portslade Aldridge Community Academy on Friday 10th February, to talk about the role and work of the House of Lords. Baroness Prosser of Battersea was made a life peer in 2004 and is currently the Deputy Chair of the Equality & Human Rights Commission. More details of Parliaments education outreach programme can be found at www.parliament.uk/education.

Commenting, Mike said: Visits like this are an excellent way to engage with children on how our democracy functions. I am pleased to see that the House of Lords is making a concerted effort to work with schools and help children understand the role of Parliament in all of our lives.