The Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 Contents


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

Friday 24 April 2020

Lord Gus O’Donnell, Cabinet Secretary 2005–11, Chair of Frontier Economics 2013-present, and Sir Stephen Laws, First Parliamentary Counsel 2006–12, Senior Fellow, Policy Exchange 2018-present


Tuesday 02 June 2020

Professor Alison Young, Sir David Williams Professor of Public Law, Cambridge University; Professor Gavin Phillipson, Professor of Public Law and Human Rights, University of Bristol


Professor Petra Schleiter, Professor of Comparative Politics, University of Oxford; Professor Philip Cowley, Professor of Politics, Queen Mary University of London


Tuesday 21 July 2020

Rt Hon Mark Harper MP, Former Minister for Political and Constitutional Reform in Cabinet Office


Chloe Smith MP, Minister of State, Cabinet Office


Published: 15 September 2020