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.  

Article published on the scrutiny of legislation

‘Evidence-informed or Value-based? Exploring the Scrutiny of Legislation in the UK Parliament’, in the Journal of Legislative Studies, by Phil Begley, Catherine Bochel, Hugh Bochel, Andrew Defty, Jan Gordon, Kaisa Hinkkainen, Ben Kisby, Steve McKay and Gerry Strange, was published Continue reading Article published on the scrutiny of legislation

ParliLinc submissions to House of Commons Liaison inquiry into select committees

A number of members of ParliLinc have each submitted evidence to the House of Commons Liaison Committee inquiry into the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system: Mark Bennister on the Prime Minister’s appearances before the Liaison Committee, Catherine Continue reading ParliLinc submissions to House of Commons Liaison inquiry into select committees

Article on policy success and failure published

‘Assessing Policy Success and Failure: Targets, Aims and Processes’, in Policy Studies, by Phil Begley, Catherine Bochel, Hugh Bochel, Andrew Defty, Jan Gordon, Kaisa Hinkkainen, Ben Kisby, Steve McKay and Gerry Strange, was published online in December 2018. The article Continue reading Article on policy success and failure published