Andrew Defty discusses the delay in appointing the Intelligence and Security Committee

In a blog piece for the Hansard Society on 9 June, Andrew Defty has discussed the unprecedented delay in appointing the Intelligence and Security Committee and some of its implications: https://www.hansardsociety.org.uk/blog/where-is-the-intelligence-and-security-committee-and-why-does-its-absence.  

The PM and the Liaison Committee: A Prime Ministerial Performance

Mark Bennister considers Boris Johnson’s appearance before the House of Commons Liaison Committee on 27 May. Liaison Committee: A Prime Ministerial Performance? Dr Mark Bennister, Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Lincoln In 2015, Boris Johnson lost out to Mary Continue reading The PM and the Liaison Committee: A Prime Ministerial Performance

New funded PhD studentship on legislative leadership and governance

A funded PhD studentship in the area of Legislative Leadership and Governance is available at the University of Lincoln. The successful candidate will work with staff in the ParliLinc research group to investigate leadership and governance of the legislatures at Continue reading New funded PhD studentship on legislative leadership and governance

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Westminster Workshop on Gender Sensitive Scrutiny

On 17 June, Hugh Bochel participated in the CPA UK Westminster Workshop on Gender Sensitive Scrutiny, as part of a panel with Baroness Barker, Sarah Champion MP and Naz Shah MP. The Workshop, which took place in Portcullis House, involved Continue reading Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Westminster Workshop on Gender Sensitive Scrutiny

Possible workshop event on parliamentary leadership

The PSA Parliaments Group and PSA Political Leadership Group are exploring a possible academic event/workshop to consider leadership in parliaments, such as the changing role of the Speaker, chairs of committees or other institutional actors. We are also working with Continue reading Possible workshop event on parliamentary leadership

Lincoln selected to deliver Parliamentary Studies module

The University of Lincoln has once again been selected to deliver the Parliamentary Studies module in cooperation with the UK Houses of Parliament. Lincoln is one of 24 universities which will offer the innovative and unique Parliamentary Studies module in Continue reading Lincoln selected to deliver Parliamentary Studies module