Liaison Committee
The Ties that Bind: Citizenship and Civic Engagement in the 21st Century - Follow-up report

5th Report of Session 2021-22 - published 29 March 2022 - HL Paper 179

Chapter 1: Introduction

The Select Committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement

The Civic Journey


Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Follow-up work

Chapter 2: Progress on key recommendations

Cross-Government Coordination

Minister for Citizenship and Civic Engagement

Levelling up policy


Citizenship education in schools in England

The role of Ofsted

Investment in Citizenship teachers

The role of the NCS

The citizenship test (Life in the UK)

Summary of conclusions and recommendations

Appendix 1: List of members and declarations of interests

Appendix 2: List of witnesses

Appendix 3: Acronyms and glossary

Appendix 4: Letter from Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts to
Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government (3 April 2019)

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