Recent publications by Steve McKay

Steve McKay and colleagues have an article in Politics and Gender that looks at the UK Parliament’s select committee system that presents the results of tests for the impact of four variables previously found to be important in explaining changes in gendered Continue reading Recent publications by Steve McKay

Select Committee Membership, Parliamentary Roles and Parliamentary Careers

Steve McKay and colleagues from Coventry University and the University of Birmingham, have had an article on MPs’ membership of select committees published in Parliamentary Affairs. It suggests that MPs approach this aspect of their parliamentary work in different ways, Continue reading Select Committee Membership, Parliamentary Roles and Parliamentary Careers

Effectiveness of select committees

Steve McKay and colleagues from Birmingham, Coventry and the LSE have published two blogs on the PSA Parliaments Group website. One examines the effectiveness of select committees in informing the House of Commons, as measured by whether they are debated Continue reading Effectiveness of select committees

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

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