Baroness D’Souza To Inspire People of Cornwall

Posted on: 29th September 2015

Baroness D’Souza to inspire people of Cornwall to get involved with Politics.

Below is your invitation to an event at County Hall on 16 October. This is for anyone to find out more and understand what is involved in being a local Councillor or even encourage you to believe you could stand for Parliament.

If you are reading this thinking you could not possibly do this then come along to discover why you could be just who your community is looking for!

How can we widen participation in our democratic institutions? And how can under-represented groups get their voices heard in Parliament and beyond?
Invitation to Parliamentary Outreach event
with Lord Speaker Baroness D’Souza
Friday 16 October, 1-3pm
County Hall, Truro

A free public talk on Friday 16 October at County Hall, Truro focusing on representation and democracy.

This special event will have a keynote speech from the Rt Hon Baroness D’Souza on women and democracy, and the role of the House of Lords. She will be joined by others involved in democracy at a more local level to take a look at how Cornwall’s under-represented groups can have a stronger voice and how to get involved on issues that matter to you.

There will also then be an open Q & A session with the panel, and the chance to network with other attendees.

Sign up for this free event to get:
● Insight into the role of the Lord Speaker and the House of Lords.

● Guidance on how you can get involved and directly engage with issues that matter to you at Parliament.

● An understanding of democracy at a local level in Cornwall and how you can get involved.
How to attend
There are limited places available for this special event, so registration is essential to guarantee entry. To register to attend this event please email:

Where and when

This event will take place on Friday 16 October from 1 to 3pm at:
The Council Chamber
County Hall
Treyew Road
Truro TR1 3AY