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Oral evidence transcripts

Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee

Total results 262 (page 1 of 14)
26 March 2024
Inquiry Membership of the House of Lords
Witnesses Lord Bew (former Chair at House of Lords Appointments Commission), and The Baroness Deech DBE KC (Chair at House of Lords Appointments Commission)
Oral Evidence
12 March 2024
Inquiry Transforming the UK’s Evidence Base
Witnesses Professor Denise Lievesley CBE (Lead on the Review of the UK Statistics Authority and Honorary Fellow and former Principal of Green Templeton College at Oxford University), Steffan Jones (Director of Joint Data and Analysis Centre at Cabinet Office), and Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBG CMB (Minister of State at Cabinet Office)
Oral Evidence
27 February 2024
Work The work of the Cabinet Office (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Sir Alex Chisholm (Permanent Secretary at Cabinet Office), Sarah Harrison (Chief Operating Officer at Cabinet Office), and Richard Hornby (Chief Financial Officer at Cabinet Office)
Oral Evidence
6 February 2024
Inquiry Transforming the UK’s Evidence Base
Witnesses Ed Humpherson (Head at Office for Statistics Regulation)
Oral Evidence
23 January 2024
Inquiry Civil Service Leadership and Reform
Witnesses The Rt Hon Lord Maude of Horsham (Former Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General (May 2010 - May 2015). Member of the House of Lords.)
Oral Evidence
16 January 2024
Inquiry Devolution Capability in Whitehall
Witnesses The Rt Hon Sir David Lidington KCB CBE (Former Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (2018-19) at Conservative Party), and Lord Dunlop
Oral Evidence
9 January 2024
Inquiry Membership of the House of Lords
Witnesses The Rt Hon. the Baroness D'Souza CMG (Former Lord Speaker 2011-2016 at The House of Lords), The Rt Hon. the Baroness Hayman GBE (Former Lord Speaker 2006-2011 at The House of Lords), Lord Burns (Chair at The Lord Speaker’s Committee on the Size of the House), and Tom Wilson (Clerk at The Lord Speaker’s Committee on the Size of the House)
Oral Evidence
5 December 2023
Inquiry Transforming the UK’s Evidence Base
Witnesses John Edwards (Information Commissioner at Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)), Reema Patel (Head of Deliberative Engagement at Ipsos UK), and Gavin Freeguard (Policy associate at Connected by Data)
Oral Evidence
29 November 2023
Work Pre-appointment Hearing: Chair of the Committee on Standards in Public Life (CSPL) (Pre-appointment hearing)
Witnesses Douglas Chalmers (The Government's Preferred Candidate at Committee on Standards in Public Life)
Oral Evidence
28 November 2023
Inquiry Membership of the House of Lords
Witnesses Professor Meg Russell (Director at Constitution Unit, University College London), and Professor Lord Norton of Louth (Chair of Campaign for an Effective Second Chamber & Professor of Government at The University of Hull)
Oral Evidence
21 November 2023
Inquiry Civil Service Leadership and Reform
Witnesses Dr Hannah White OBE (Director at Institute for Government), Alex Thomas (Programme Director at Institute for Government), and Charlotte Pickles (Director at Reform think tank)
Oral Evidence
14 November 2023
Inquiry Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman Scrutiny 2022-23
Witnesses Rob Behrens CBE (Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman at Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman), and Rebecca Hilsenrath (Chief Executive Officer at Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman)
Oral Evidence
9 November 2023
Inquiry Transforming the UK’s Evidence Base
Witnesses Hetan Shah (chief executive at British Academy), Dr Gemma Tetlow (Chief Economist at Institute for Government), and Chris Morris (Chief Executive at Full Fact)
Oral Evidence
24 October 2023
Work Pre-appointment Hearing: Chair of the House of Lords Appointment Commission (Pre-appointment hearing)
Witnesses The Baroness Deech DBE KC
Oral Evidence
17 October 2023
Inquiry Lobbying and Influence: post-legislative scrutiny of the Lobbying Act 2014 and related matters
Witnesses Alex Burghart (Parliamentary Secretary at Cabinet Office), Rachel Rayner (Deputy Director for Parliamentary and Constitutional Policy at Cabinet Office), and Eirian Walsh Atkins (Deputy Director for FOI and Transparency Data at Cabinet Office)
Oral Evidence
12 September 2023
Inquiry Devolution Capability in Whitehall
Witnesses Phillip Rycroft CB (former Head of UK Governance Group at Cabinet Office), and Richard Parry (Honorary Fellow, School of Social and Political Science at The University of Edinburgh)
Oral Evidence
5 September 2023
Inquiry Transforming the UK’s Evidence Base
Witnesses Professor Sir Ian Diamond (The National Statistician at Office for National Statistics)
Oral Evidence
18 July 2023
Work Government Emergency Alerts (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Lord Harris of Haringey (Chair at National Preparedness Commission), and Roger Hargreaves (Director, COBR Unit at Cabinet Office)
Oral Evidence
12 July 2023
Work The work of the Cabinet Office (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Simon Case (Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service at Cabinet Office), and Darren Tierney (Director General, Propriety & Ethics at Cabinet Office)
Oral Evidence
4 July 2023
Work Work of the Commissioner for Public Appointments (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses William Shawcross CVO (Commissioner for Public Appointments at Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments)
Oral Evidence
Total results 262 (page 1 of 14)