Skip to site navigation

Liaison Committee inquiry on the effectiveness of Select Committees

23 February 2012

Robert Hazell and Meg Russell appeared before the House of Commons Liaison Committee today. They gave expert evidence on the issue of the power and effectiveness of Select Committees.

Meg Russell recently completed a research project on the impact of Select Committees in collaboration with House of Commons Committee staff.  They coded data on committee inquiries and recommendations, conducted interviews and quantitative analysis, bringing it together into a report available at the link below

Further Information

Join the Debate

Blog

News

Scotland has voted decisively to stay – now devolution must be delivered

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:00:49 +0000

Today’s result came as a relief to many but it is not an excuse for complacency. Jim Gallagher writes that both Westminster and Holyrood must consider the lessons learned from the campaign and start delivering politics for Scotland, not just about Scotland. Well it’s over. 2 years of campaigning. 5 years of shadowboxing before that. Acres of […]

Read more...

Will the polls get the Scottish referendum right?

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:00:01 +0000

As the Scots goes to the polls Anthony Wells considers to what extent we can expect the outcome to match the predictions. The Scottish polls at the end of last week and the weekend were broadly clustered around a small No lead. Perhaps a more likely route to a YES victory is if the polls […]

Read more...

What follows the referendum: negotiating Scottish independence, or delivering Devo More

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:00:37 +0000

Earlier this year Alan Trench gave a lecture at the University of Ulster’s Belfast campus about what might follow the vote in the Scottish referendum. In this article, he picks out the key points. The full speech is available on the Social Science Research Network here, or can be downloaded directly here.  Perhaps the most important and novel part of […]

Read more...
Mailing List

Connect with us

RSSFlickr

Footer menu