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Liaison Committee Publications

Liaison - First Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 20 March 2003.


CONTENTS


Terms of Reference

REPORT

SUMMARY

Introduction

Evidence from the Prime Minister

Working Methods of the Committee

Core Tasks for Select Committees

Review of work covered

Policy

Major appointments

Financial scrutiny

Timely presentation of the Estimates

Pre-legislative Scrutiny

Other forms of legislative scrutiny

Scrutiny Unit

Relations with Departments

Follow-up to Past Recommendations

Government Replies

New ways of working

Use of Sub-Committees

Joint Committees: Quorum

Debates in Westminster Hall and the Chamber

A Strategy for the Public and the Media

Young Voters

New Format for Reports

Electronic Publication

Websites

Uncorrected Transcripts

Pdf Format

Online Consultation

Resources to support Committee Activity

APPENDICES

APPENDIX 1 Letters from the Chairman of the Committee to Chairmen of Select Committees enclosing guidance on Core Tasks

APPENDIX 2 Correspondence between the Chairman of the Committee and the Leader of the House of Commons

APPENDIX 3 Core Tasks for Select Committees:Guidance from the Liaison Committee

APPENDIX 4 Letter from the Chairman of the Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) to the Chairman of the Liaison Committee

APPENDIX 5 Correspondence between the Chairman of the Committee and the Chief Secretary to the Treasury

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE RELATING TO THE REPORT

PREVIOUS REPORTS AND MINUTES OF EVIDENCE


 
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