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Who should attend?

  • Protocol managers
  • Corporate and government spokespersons
  • Government and private public relations and government relations managers
  • Government and private enterprise legal managers
  • Owners and directors of Government related PR consultancies
  • CEOs, directors and staff who deal with government or are directly or indirectly answerable to a ministry
  • Ambassadorial staff and Ministry staff

Training content

Britain as a Constitutional Monarchy

  • What is a Constitutional Monarchy. Understanding the governance structure in the UK
  • How Parliament is constituted – the roles of the House of Commons, the House of Lords and The Executive
  • The powers enshrined in each sector of government; monarchy, parliament, judiciary and executive
  • Parliament’s relationship with the Civil Service
  • The British electoral process

Constitutional Law

  • Rule of law and the relationship of courts to government
  • How the United Kingdom functions without a written constitution
  • The importance of precedence in UK governance and the role of the judiciary in the process
  • The role of the judiciary in implementing legislation
  • The role of the Supreme Court
  • How London is governed

The process of legislation

  • The reason for the introduction of legislation and how the government develops its legislative Program.
  • The process of legislation before the two Houses of Parliament
  • The Committee System
  • The development of legislation by the Civil Service – From policy to legislation
  • The final debate and passing of bills
  • Proposals into law
  • The Private Members Bill – how it’s done and how it’s implemented if successful.

Government Image and Relations with Media

  • The Government Information Service
  • The political PR system
  • The Media Lobby system and the external Lobby system
  • The Press Gallery
  • Freedom of information procedures

VisitsA combination of visits to (at least two of)

  • The Supreme Court
  • Parliament
  • Visit to Travelers Club (The unofficial meeting place of government and ambassadors)
  • Lord Mayor’s residence, Mansion House
  • Lecture on the ambassadorial system and high-level protocol

Certification / Credits

  • To understand what a Constitutional Monarchy is
  • How Rule of Law and Legislation is developed in the UK
  • To understand how the British parliamentary system works
  • To identify differences and variations in home legislative Program
  • To understand the legislative process from concept to law
  • To comprehend how British government institutions work
  • To experience at first hand one or more of the British government institutions
  • To understand the relationship government has to media, lobbyists, local government, judiciary and devolved legislative organizations

Why choose London Corporate Training?

We have trained over 2,500 delegates from almost 600 client organisations

Complimentary Heathrow transfer (one-way)

Endorsed by various organisational and subject specific accrediting bodies

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London Corporate Training (LCT)

London Corporate Training have been established in the education, consulting and training industries for two decades. They work as a training team from their head office in London and aim to ensure all of their course participants receive the highest...

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