Visit By Local MP, Tim Farron

Our local Member of Parliament, Tim Farron, recently visited the Prep School to lead an assembly about democracy, its importance and to give an overview of the system of liberal democracy with the United Kingdom.

Local MP with Sedbergh Prep pupils
Tim Farron, MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale, with our Year 3 to 8 pupils

Tim, who has been the Member of Parliament for Westmorland and Lonsdale for the last 16 years, spoke about the differences between the Houses of Parliament and the House of Lords, about the role of The Queen within the country’s democratic system, and also outlined his inspiration for getting involved in politics aged 16.

Tim then took questions from the pupils which included asking his views on global warming, the proposed cut to Universal Credit and also what is the favourite part of his job.

A big thank you to Tim for taking the time out of his busy schedule for visiting us and speaking to the children.

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