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Watch MPs debating in the Houses of Parliament – 7th January to 19th December 2013 (except 14th to 25th Feb, 26th Mar to 15th Apr, 21st May to 3rd Jun, 19th Jul to 1st Sep, 14th Sep to 7th Oct, 13th to 17th Nov, and 20th Dec to 5th Jan)
Both UK residents and overseas visitors can enter the Houses of Parliament for free and watch the MPs debating. Galleries run around the top of both Chambers, looking down upon the MPs. The vistors section is at the back, looking towards the chair. All you have to do is queue up outside the Cromwell Green visitor entrance, and be prepared to wait for an hour or two hours.
Mayor’s Question Time, at City Hall – 18th December 2013
Once a month the 25 London Assembly members gather together to grill the Mayor of London (Boris Johnson) about his policies, and Boris is one of the few politicians that people will happily sit and watch. City Hall is a stone’s throw from Tower Bridge, and is home to the London Assembly.
Children’s author Jacqueline Wilson – 18th February 2014
Jacqueline Wilson has created some of our best-loved children’s books, with characters like Tracy Beaker to Hetty Feather. This is your chance to hear her talk about her books, how she writes, and how she became an author of children’s fiction.