List of figures

Figure 1.1 Expenditure (net) on both Houses of Parliament, and associated organisations, 2017/18

Figure 1.2 Total (gross) expenditure on Parliament, and government department administration budgets (outturn), 2017/18

Figure 1.3 Total (gross) expenditure on the House of Commons, by area, 2017/18

Table 1.1 Key MPs' expenses in 2017/18

Figure 1.4 Total (gross) expenditure on the House of Lords, by area, 2017/18

Figure 2.1 Sitting days in the Commons and Lords per session, 2010/12–2017/19, as at 21 June 2018

Figure 2.2 Use of weekdays by Parliament, 21 June 2017 – 21 June 2018

Table 2.1 Scheduled sitting hours in the Commons and Lords

Figure 2.3 Proportion of actual sitting time in the Commons and Lords chambers spent on divisions, 21 June 2017 – 21 June 2018

Figure 2.4 Estimated breakdown of Commons time (hours), 21 June 2017 – 21 June 2018

Figure 3.1 Passage of a bill through the UK Parliament

Figure 3.2 Government bills announced in the 2017 Queen’s Speech, by type

Figure 3.3 Non-Brexit Government bills introduced to Parliament, by legislative stage reached, 21 June 2017 – 21 June 2018

Figure 3.4 Parliamentary progress of Government Brexit bills, as at summer recess 2018

Figure 3.5 Hours spent considering the EU Withdrawal Bill on the floor of both Houses, as at 21 June 2018

Figure 3.6 Hours spent debating Government bills that received Royal Assent, 21 June 2017 – 21 June 2018

Figure 3.7 Changes made to the EU Withdrawal Bill at each stage of its passage

Figure 3.8 Government defeats in the Commons and Lords, by size, May 2015 – 21 June 2018

Figure 4.1 UK Acts and Statutory Instruments, 1950–2016 (calendar years)

Figure 4.2 Number of pieces of secondary legislation tabled by government departments, 21 June 2017 – 21 June 2018

Figure 4.3 Negative SIs tabled, prayed against, and debated in the Commons, 21 June 2017 – 21 June 2018

Figure 4.4 Number of Delegated Legislation Committees, by duration, 21 June 2017 – 21 June 2018

Figure 4.5 Number of pieces of secondary legislation considered, and reported, by parliamentary scrutiny committees, 21 June 2017 – 21 June 2018

Figure 5.1 Types of select committees in the UK Parliament

Figure 5.2 Experience of Select Committee Chairs elected in July 2017

Figure 5.3 Gender balance of Commons departmental and cross-cutting committees, as at 21 June 2018

Figure 5.4 Average Commons committee attendance, 2016–17 and 2017–19, up to 21 June 2018

Figure 5.5 Brexit-related inquiries as a proportion of all inquiries launched by Commons departmental and cross-cutting committees, 21 June 2017–21 June 2018

Figure 5.6 Average number of oral witnesses and written submissions per report for Commons departmental and cross-cutting committees, up to 21 June 2018

Figure 5.7 Government response time (days) to reports by Commons departmental and cross-cutting committees, up to 21 June 2018

Figure 6.1 Number of written and oral questions tabled in the Commons, by answering government dept, 21 June 2017 – 21 June 2018

Figure 6.2 Urgent Questions granted per sitting day, per session since 2001/02, as at 21 June 2018

Figure 6.3 Emergency debates granted, per sitting day, 2001/05–2015/17 Parliaments; and 2017/19 session, as at 21 June 2018

Figure 6.4 Private Members’ Bills introduced, by type, 21 June 2017 – 21 June 2018

Figure 6.5 Number of e-petitions in the 2017/19 session, by stage reached, as at 21 June 2018