Every year MPs welcome hundreds of school students to Parliament. The usual format is a coach trip, arriving in London during the morning for a free walking tour of the Palace of Westminster.
Marcus always tries to meet visitors from the constituency to talk about the politics and history of Westminster, the work of an MP and about local issues. The best numbers are 10-30 on each visit; repeated tours from the same school are acceptable. Unfortunately, Marcus cannot meet travel costs.
Visits to London can also take in nearby London sights such as Tate Britain, the National Gallery or the London Eye before heading home. There are often free educational exhibitions in Parliament too (details on www.parliament.uk).
The best day for a tour is a Tuesday when Parliament is sitting (October to July).
Marcus carries out a programme of school visits throughout the constituency. The visits are a good opportunity for students and teachers to talk to their MP about issues.
You are strongly encouraged to book tours in advance - often two or three months ahead of the visit.
Please contact us on 02476 348 482 to enquire about a visit to Westminster, or if you would like Marcus to visit your school.
See http://www.parliament.uk/education/visiting-parliament/ for more details