Votes at 16 is back on the agenda. In September, 16-17 year olds in Scotland will have the chance to vote in the independence referendum and early evidence suggestsRead more
How do the measures in the Queen’s Speech become law? What do Select Committees do? Who decides what subjects will be debated in the House of Commons? What’sRead more
Peter Riddell, Director of the Institute for Government and former Hansard Society Chair, explores the findings of the latest Audit of Political Engagement.Read more
In a speech to the Hansard Society the Speaker of the House of Commons, the Rt Hon John Bercow MP, explored further modernisation of the Parliament and BritishRead more
Acts of Parliament regularly grant power to ministers and other bodies to make new law (known as delegated or secondary legislation) using processes that involveRead more
Hansard Society Director Ruth Fox gave evidence to the House of Lords Constitution Committee today on the implications of coalition government. The Committee discussedRead more
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