Tag Archives: John Bercow

OBV launches its 2018 MP shadowing scheme

Operation Black Vote (OBV)  launched its 2018 political shadowing scheme for talented BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) politicians on Thursday 18th January at The Speaker’s House, House of Commons, London. Speakers at the launch event included Simon Woolley, Director of OBV; The Rt Hon John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House of Commons, Helen Grant MP and Lib… Read More »

Diversity UK Paul Stephenson Lecture

Diversity UK is to celebrate its 4th birthday with the inaugural Paul Stephenson Lecture to be given on Wednesday 23rd November 2016 at the Speaker’s House in London. The Diversity UK Paul Stephenson lecture, in association with the Ethnic Minority Foundation, will highlight recent progress made by the home of British politics – one of the oldest democracies… Read More »

BAME representation at the House of Commons

On Monday 6 June 2016, The Speaker of the House of Commons, Rt Hon John Bercow MP, hosted a reception to recognise the work undertaken by the House of Commons and Parliamentary Digital Service to improve BAME representation. An advisory group led by Mr Speaker has looked into the recruitment and retention of BAME staff within the House… Read More »