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Launch of Parliamentary Monitor 2018

The launch of the first edition of Parliamentary Monitor, which uses data to explore what parliament has done in the year since the election.

The Institute for Government launched the first edition of Parliamentary Monitor, our new annual publication which uses data to explore what Parliament has done in the year since the General Election and what questions this raises.

Parliamentary Monitor 2018 looks at:

  • How Parliament has used its time, including in relation to Brexit
  • What Parliament has done to scrutinise and pass Government legislation
  • How backbenchers have held Government to account

Dr Alice Lilly, report author and Senior Researcher at the Institute for Government, presented the key findings, followed by a panel discussion with Mark D’Arcy, Parliamentary Correspondent for BBC News, and Charles Walker OBE MP, Chair of the Commons Procedure Committee.

The event was chaired by Dr Hannah White, Research Director of the Institute for Government.


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