Legislative Assembly Members attending Overseas Conferences


Legislative Assembly Members attending Overseas Conferences MLA Peter Biggs will be attending the Westminster Seminar in London 14-18 March 2022. The seminar is a peer-to-peer learning programme for Parliamentarians and Clerks from across the Commonwealth and is hosted by CPA UK.


The five day programme will provide a unique platform for participants to engage and network with counterparts and explore approaches to parliamentary democracy, practice and procedure.


With a focus on Evolving Parliaments, this year’s Westminster Seminar will focus on current challenges and opportunities, including adaptions to procedure during the pandemic, environmental sustainability of parliaments and the role of technology in our democracies.


The sessions will be led by speakers with a wealth of experience from across the Commonwealth.    MLA Leona Roberts and the Clerk will be attending the British Islands Mediterranean Regional Conference in the Isle of Man from 22 – 25 March, with the theme being “Impactful Scrutiny”.


The conference will also include the Annual General Meeting and a meeting of the Commonwealth Women’s Parliamentarian Steering Committee. MLA Leona Roberts will remain in the UK until the 11 April to attend Ministerial meetings, CPA Executive Meetings and 40th Anniversary events, including:


  • Falklands 40 Lecture and Dinner at the East India Club
  • National Army Museum Exhibition Launch and Reception
  • Naval Party 8901 & HMS Endurance RM Detachment Reunion
  • Falklands 40 Task Force Service, St. Paul’s Cathedral