Migrants' Rights Network

Meaning of Citizenship – call for evidence

The UK House of Lords Select Committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement has called for evidence to be submitted by 8 September 2017.

Questions the committee will be looking at include:

  • The meaning of citizenship and civic engagement in the 21st Century
  • The rights and responsibilities attached to citizenship
  • The state of citizenship education and the role that it plays in creating active citizens
  • The role of voluntary citizenship schemes such as the National Citizen Service
  • The ways society can support civic engagement and the role of Government and Parliament in supporting that
  • The values that all of us who live in Britain should share and support
  • The relationship between civic engagement and social cohesion

Send a written submission on the inquiry web page

Informal submission can be sent in by email videos, blog posts, poems, posters, postcards, cartoons or even music to [email protected] by 30 November 2017.

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