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Outreach programme visit

Baroness Grey-Thompson

Last Friday I attended my second Lords outreach programme visit.  This time I went to Eston Park Sixth Form College, which is only a few miles from where I live.  I spent about an hour at the college taking to the students, plus a bit extra to go on a short tour and talk to…

House of Lords Outreach Programme

Baroness Grey-Thompson

As an athlete I thought it was important to visit schools, to talk to young people about the opportunities that Sport can bring.   When I joined the House of Lords and found out that there was an outreach programme I signed up as soon as I could.  I believe that it is important to give young…

Planning my month ……

Baroness Grey-Thompson

Tonight I am sitting in my office, catching up on paperwork, sorting out my inbox, and also planning my next couple of weeks between my Lords work, and the other things I do. I don’t know how, but miraculously it all seems to fit together.  Today I travelled down from the North of England where I…

New blogger

Baroness Grey-Thompson

It is a great pleasure to be joining Lords of the Blogs and to give my view of the workings of the House of Lords.  I am finding my way around the building, and the miles of corridors, and also learning the protocol and procedures, which being a perfectionist, I want to get right.  The first few months have been…