Public affairs professionals are expected to know everything about politics, from the names of select committee chairs to the details of bills passing through Parliament.
This course provides a thorough and entertaining grounding in the essentials of UK central and local government.
This course will provide you with the basics, explaining the areas which are all too easy to miss in the day-to-day rush of working in public affairs.
Who should attend:
Anyone wanting to learn or to brush-up on the fundamentals of the British political system.
Attendees will learn:
- Where Brussels fits in
- City government
- Town and village government
- London government
About the trainer
Julia Fea is a communications specialist, providing a range of communications training. She spent 10 years as a political journalist at the BBC, in both radio and TV. Starting in local radio, she went on to report for the World Service. She helped launch BBC Two's The Daily Politics and This Week, and then produced for Radio Four's The World At One, PM and The World This Weekend. Her final position at the BBC was as Radio Four's political producer, where she provided political coverage to various outlets including Today. From 2009 – 2011, Julia worked on both the PA and PR teams at Grayling, working across several client areas and establishing the media training business. She now independently provides Parliamentary, media and presentation training to a range of clients.