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Call for Evidence

General Election Planning and Services

The Committee invites written submissions addressing:

  • Support for retiring Members;
  • Support for Members who lose their seats;
  • Support for returning Members;
  • Support for newly-elected Members; and
  • Support for Members’ staff in the above four scenarios.

Underneath these five headings, the Committee would welcome views on:

  • Communication to Members and their offices through the General Election period, including dissolution guidance;
  • Contact and induction programme for new Members, plus ongoing training;
  • Support for returning Members;
  • Support for those Members and their offices who are standing down or who lose their seats;
  • Office accommodation for Members and their staff;
  • Digital services for Members and their staff;
  • Information and training for Members as employers;
  • Resources and support for Members’ staff, including constituency-based staff;
  • Services provided by and relations with the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority.

This call for written evidence has now closed.

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