PAC Inquiry Workshop, Virtual, 11-22 October 2021
CPA UK hosted two, five-day virtual training workshops for Commonwealth Public Accounts Committees, giving delegates an opportunity to explore each stage of an inquiry process from evidence gathering and effective questioning techniques to reports, recommendations, and media engagement.
Post-Election Seminar, Turks and Caicos Islands, 16-23 September 2021
CPA UK was delighted to have been invited by the House of Assembly of Turks and Caicos Islands, to deliver a Post-Election Seminar from 16-23 September. The Seminar set out to equip the new cohort of parliamentarians with the skills and knowledge necessary to perform their duties effectively, through a series of activities in which parliamentarians exchanged on a range of topics.
Public Accounts Committee Training, Virtual, 5-7 July 2021
CPA UK were invited by the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) to deliver a three-day training for parliamentarians of the newly formed Public accounts Committee (PAC). The training, which took place virtually, aimed to equip elected representatives in TCI with the knowledge and skills required to carry out their parliamentary duties effectively.
Election Expert Mission to the TCI General Election, Virtual, 10-23 February 2021
At the invitation of the Governor of TCI, His Excellency Nigel Dakin OBE, the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association British Islands and Mediterranean Region (CPA BIMR) conducted a virtual Election Expert Mission to the Turks and Caicos Islands General Elections in February 2021. The invitation was supported by the then Government and Official Opposition of TCI.
Westminster Seminar, Virtual, 23-25 November 2020
CPA UK's flagship programme for newly-elected parliamentarians and clerks, providing a unique platform for participants to network and engage with counterparts; exploring approaches to parliamentary democracy, practice and procedure in the context of parliamentary systems from across the Commonwealth, drawing comparisons between different legislatures. A Parliamentarian from TCI spoke as part of the programme.
Featured Past Programmes
Clerk Attachment to the Turks and Caicos Islands Public Accounts Committee, Turks and Caicos Islands, 29 May - 8 June 2018
The Clerk of the Scrutiny Committee of the States of Jersey worked with the Public Accounts Committee in TCI, supporting the Chair, Members and Clerk to develop robust committee management processes and a forward work plan. The Clerk also provided support for their upcoming inquiry and training for new PAC members in drafting questions, reports and recommendations. She wrote about her experiences here.
Secondment from the Turks and Caicos Islands Internal Audit Office to the Scottish Government, Edinburgh, July 2019
Claire Malcolm from the Turks and Caicos Islands Internal Audit Office undertook a secondment with the Scottish Government as part of the UK Overseas Territories Project.