10 July 2015

1.00pm - 1:45pm

This webinar was led by Derek Munn, RCSLT’s Director of Policy and Public Affairs with speakers:

  • Peter Just, Public Affairs Adviser, RCSLT
  • Julie Anne Carr, Speech and Language Therapist, Leeds Community Healthcare
  • Janet Cooper, Stoke Speaks Out Programme Manager, Stoke-on-Trent City Council
  • Rachel Clare, UCL Giving Voice Society

Looking at what the RCSLT is doing to influence parliamentarians at Westminster and what members have done and can do to influence their local MPs.

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Learning objectives

After the webinar participants:

  • Were familiar with what the RCSLT has done and is doing to influence parliamentarians at the UK level
  • Gained an understanding of why influencing, both nationally and locally, is important
  • Had developed an understanding of, and enthusiasm for, political influencing
  • Were familiar with best practice examples of local political influencing
  • Were familiar with how the RCSLT can support them to influence your MPs

Please refer to the RCSLT’s webinar guide for delegates for more information on participating in a webinar, and technical requirements.