This course explores the role of petitions to the UK Parliament.
Find out how petitioning the UK Parliament works, the possible impacts and outcomes petitions can have and the range of themes and issues people petitioned Parliament about in 2015-17.
Discuss what makes a petition successful, gain a greater understanding of the role of the Petitions Select Committee and explore case studies of petitions both historical and contemporary that have achieved change.
This course is launched as part of a programme of events for UK Parliament Week 2017.
This course is open to anyone with an interest in how the UK Parliament works and how they can get involved.