The research in this report examines the relationship between select committee inquiries and their impact on government during the last parliament.
This paper is published to accompany our report, Select Committees Under Scrutiny: The impact of parliamentary committee inquiries on government.
This publication draws together the views and ideas of people with experience of interacting with select committees.
The prime minister – or MPs – must overhaul parliament's feeble Brexit scrutiny.
The government must drop its dismissive approach to scrutiny as parliament returns to in-person sittings.
The government’s move to return the Commons to its usual ways of working when it returns from recess, is deeply concerning.