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Improving Parliamentary Scrutiny of Public Appointments

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The Constitution Unit has today published a new study evaluating the impact of parliamentary scrutiny of public appointments. Since 2007 the most important senior public appointments have been open to scrutiny by departmental select committees. Committees tend to regard pre-appointment scrutiny as a bit of chore, but the Unit’s research shows that it has real impact.

The Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit: Public to debate UK’s exit terms

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ESRC-funded project receives backing from figures across spectrum – from Remain’s Chuka Umunna and Will Straw to Leave’s Bernard Jenkin and Suzanne Evans

Latest edition of the Unit's newsletter, Monitor 66 - The most unexpected election

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Monitor 66

The latest edition of the Constitution Unit newsletter, Monitor is now available to download.

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