Events & Speakers | Posted 04.02.2015

The role of Parliament in British Politics

On the 29th January the Stonyhurst Politics Society welcomed Professor the Lord Alton of Liverpool to address the Society on “The role of Parliament in British Politics”.

Lord Alton, a distinguished Parliamentarian, served for many years as an MP in the House of Commons and is now a Cross-Bench member of the House of Lords. Lord Alton delivered an inspirational talk to a large audience and answered a wide range of questions in the Q & A session at the end of the evening.  He spoke about the work of both Houses of Parliament and also give a fascinating insight into his involvement as a prolific Human Rights campaigner.

 Pictured with Lord Alton are Father Twist S.J., Mr Ridout and members of the Politics Society