Liaison - First Report
Legacy 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 11 March 2015.


Terms of Reference

1 Overview

2 The Prime Minister's oral evidence to the Liaison Committee

Liaison Committee as guarantor

3 Directly-elected chairs

Support for chairs

4 Making a positive impact on Whitehall

Measuring effectiveness

5 Going digital

Social media and public engagement

Planning for how we communicate with the media and the public

6 Linking with the House

Pre-appointment hearings

Financial scrutiny  

Scrutiny of legislation

Post-legislative scrutiny

EU Scrutiny

7 Powers

Training for committee members

Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards

Virtual meetings

Informal activities

8 Attendance

Size and number of committees

Support for committees

9 Best committee practice

10 Conclusions

Conclusions and recommendations

Annex A: Themes covered with the Prime Minister in this Parliament

Annex B: Examples of good committee practice

Annex C: Parliamentary Commissions—Note by the Chair of the Treasury Committee and former Chair of the PCBS, Andrew Tyrie MP

Annex D: Legacy reports published this session by select committees

Formal Minutes

Published written evidence  

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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