The Future of the Union, part two: Inter-institutional relations in the UK Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Monday 7 December 2015 Question number

Dame Rosemary Butler AM, Presiding Officer, National Assembly for Wales, and Adrian Crompton, Director of Assembly Business, National Assembly for Wales


Sir Paul Silk, former Chair of the Commission on Devolution in Wales 2011–2014


Rt Hon Carwyn Jones AM, First Minister of Wales, and Sir Derek Jones KCB, Permanent Secretary of the Welsh Government


Tuesday 2 February 2016

Lord Lang of Monkton, Chair of the Lords Constitution Committee, and Lord Forsyth of Drumlean, former Secretary of State for Scotland


Lord Steel of Aikwood, former Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament


Tuesday 1 March 2016

Philip Rycroft, Second Permanent Secretary and Head of the UK Governance Group, Cabinet Office, Francesca Osowska OBE, Director of the Scotland Office, Sir Jonathan Stephens, Permanent Secretary for the Northern Ireland Office, and Glynne Jones, Director of the Wales Office


Monday 14 March 2016

John Swinney MSP, Deputy First Minister, and Leslie Evans, Permanent Secretary to the Scottish Government


Professor Nicola McEwen, Edinburgh University, and Professor Stephen Tierney, Edinburgh University


Monday 21 March 2016

Alun Cairns MP, Secretary of State for Wales, Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, and Rt Hon David Mundell MP, Secretary of State for Scotland


6 December 2016