Parliamentary Questions Virtual Seminar | IPT

The Parliamentary Questions Seminar looks at both the written and oral questions MPs can ask Government departments, including how and when MPs can ask questions and what the scope of the questions must be, as well as information on how departmental question times and Prime Minister's Questions work. This seminar will be on Wednesday 13th March 2023, at 15.00.


This course aims to provide delegates with knowledge of the structure and effectiveness of Parliamentary Questions. The course focuses on:

  • Why MPs and Peers ask PQs
  • How and when PQs are asked and answered
  • The differences in procedure between the Lords and the Commons.
  • Prime Minster’s Questions
  • Urgent Questions

Who should attend

This course is designed for anyone who works in an environment which is related to Parliament and wishes to develop their knowledge of the PQ process.

It is well suited to public servants, academics and those from the voluntary and private sectors who are interested in this particular aspect of the parliamentary process.

Price and Booking

For more information, including on prices, please contact Isabella Clery, Events and Training Assistant, on