Parliamentary Questions Training | IPT

An in-depth, half-day seminar designed to provide delegates with a good understanding of parliamentary questions (PQs), both written and oral. Delegates will have the opportunity to hear from experts involved in PQs. Former speakers include MPs, Peers and Table Office Staff.


The course aims to provide delegates with knowledge on 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 Greg Kay, Training Coordinator, on