7th December 2006




A Conservative Member of the European Parliament will give a seminar on responsible government tomorrow (Friday).


Chris Heaton-Harris is a Member of European Parliament for the East Midlands. His seminar will discuss how UK citizens can gain access to the European Union’s key decision makers.


The seminar is entitled ‘The role of European Parliament and its members - Is Brussels listening?’


Chris Heaton-Harris is currently on the Consumer Affairs Committee and has served on the European Parliament’s Budget Committee.


This will be the third talk in the Jean Monnet seminar series organised by the university’s School of Law. The aim of the series is to discuss and debate different views on parliamentary democracies in Europe.


The seminar series will include a number of well known future speakers including Professor the Lord Norton of Louth, Dr Jenny Fairbrass and Professor Jo Carby-Hall.


Pam Barnes who is Principal Lecturer for the university’s School of Law said: “It is wonderful that Chris Heaton-Harris will be speaking at the university about his role as a Member of European Parliament. He is an active participant in all aspects of European Parliament and his views will be very interesting.”


The seminar will take place at the university’s Co-op Lecture Theatre at 2.00pm. The seminar is free and everyone is welcome to attend.


For further information contact Pam Barnes on 01522886218 or email pbarnes@lincoln.ac.uk




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