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committees, Parliament, United Kingdom

Commons Speaker calls for new Committee powers in Parliament – to rival Congressional Committees.

This article and the related links below are an invaluable update on the powers and limitations of parliamentary committees – a must read for every A-level Politics student.

Parliamentary Select Committees are a vital scrutiny tool in UK Parliament, but compared to the US Congressional Committees they are fairly weak. John Bercow, the Commons Speaker wishes to address the issue and strengthen the committees in Parliament.






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