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MP Mike welcomes House calls if you’re down Westminster way

Mike Penning and members of the University of the Third Age at Westminister

Mike Penning and members of the University of the Third Age at Westminister

Hemel Hempstead MP Mike Penning is pictured welcoming members of the Dacorum University of the Third Age (U3A) to the Houses of Parliament – and he’s happy to organise trips for other groups from the constituency as well

He led the visitors from the U3A Out With Friends group on a tour which included Westminster Hall, the Queen’s robing room, the House of Lords, the central lobby, the House of Commons and the famous terrace.

Afterwards he said: “It was an honour to be able to show the U3A group around the Palace of Westminster. I am lucky enough to have been working in Parliament for about 20 years and have learned a lot about the building during that time.

“I am more than happy to show people round. The most usual time is a Thursday evening. If anyone is interested in visiting, please contact my office. If there is sufficient interest we will organise a coach.”

U3A Dacorum was set up in 1991 and now has about 1,300 members who are usually retired or semi-retired and aged from mid-50s upwards.

U3A is organised as a large number of subject groups and members can take part in as many as they like.

For more information about the University of the Third Age in Dacorum, click here

To contact Mike Penning through his website, click here

 

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