NUT at Westminster The NUT's parliamentary work aims to develop effective working relationships with members of both Houses of Parliament from all parties and to influence government policy, parliamentary debate and legislation on education issues as well as those which impact on teachers and children more generally. This section includes examples of the NUT's recent work in parliament including: Lobbying . Rallies and Lobby of Parliament against Cuts - October and November 2010 . Academies Act . Save our Schools - Lobby of Parliament on 19 July 2010 . Briefing on the Queen's Speech (May 2010) Early Day Motions (EDMs) we support . Public Sector Pensions . Music for Youth Education Select Committee Last term the Education Select Committee held inquiries on Behaviour and Discipline in Schools and the role and performance of Ofsted. The NUT's submissions to both inquiries can be found below. . Behaviour and discipline in schools . Role and performance of Ofsted In addition the NUT provided members of the Select Committee with a critique (here) of the DfE Previous written NUT submissions to the Children, Schools and Families Select Committee in the last Parliament can be found below: . Allegations against school staff . Early Years Single Funding Formula . School accountability The NUT is also regularly invited to present oral evidence to Select Committees. You can watch below . Christine Blower, NUT General Secretary gives evidence on pupil behaviour - 13 October 2010 . Amanda Brown, NUT Assistant Secretary, Employment Conditions & Rights gives evidence on learning outside the classroom - 3rd March 2010 . John Bangs, NUT Assistant Secretary, Education, Equality & Professional Development gives evidence on sure start children's centres - 16th December 2009 Further information For further information about the NUT's work in Westminster or for advice about how to lobby your MP locally, please contact the Union's Parliamentary Officers Chris Brown and Emily Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com or on 0207 380 4712.