House of Lords to work with 6 schools concerning climate: Students from 6 schools have been selected throughout Britain to work alongside the House of Lords on climate change & the environment.
They will collaborate with the Environment and Climate Change Select Committee, investigating government policies through virtual meetings.
The students will be given the chance to supply their views as well as voice what the committee should ask government ministers along with other witnesses throughout evidence sessions or what they should think about when it plans reports.
They will additionally learn about the job of the committee & the House of Lords by way of special briefings from Parliament.
The 6 schools, that have been chosen from over 100 that applied to participate, are as follows: Birkenhead Sixth Form College, Wirral; Stockton Riverside College, Stockton-On-Tees; Grove Academy, Dundee; Ysgol Cwm Brombil, Port Talbot; Ulidia Integrated College, Carrickfergus; & St Catherine’s College, Eastbourne.
“It’s great to see so many young people keen to get involved with efforts to combat climate change & protect the natural world. We had lots of interest and I thank everyone for their brilliant bids to work with us on these big issues.
“We look forward to hearing from and working with the students who’ll help us to do our job of holding the government to account & ensuring that policies meet climate targets.” stated Committee Chair Baroness Kate Parminter. She plans to visit each of the schools when available.
House of Lords to work with 6 schools concerning climate