The Liaison Committee is finally up and running and will question the Prime Minister on Wednesday. Dr Hannah White argues that the committee needs to up its game and increase the impact of all select committees.
The Government continues to receive criticism for its manoeuvres to control debate and scrutiny in the House of Commons. Dr Catherine Haddon argues that such battles also show the opportunities parliamentarians have to assert themselves.
International evidence – and the scale of the challenges facing Britain – mean that the UK minority government is unlikely to last a full term, argues Professor Jonathan Boston of Victoria University in Wellington in this guest blog.