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Oral evidence transcripts

Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee

Total results 63 (page 1 of 4)
16 September 2021
Inquiry Pre-appointment Hearing: The Commissioner for Public Appointments
Witnesses William Shawcross (The Government's Preferred Candidate)
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
14 September 2021
Inquiry The Elections Bill
Witnesses Chloe Smith (Minister of State for the Constitution and Devolution at Cabinet Office)
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
7 September 2021
Inquiry The Elections Bill
Witnesses Dr Jessica Garland (Director of Policy and Research at Electoral Reform Society), Professor Toby James (Professor of Politics and Public Policy at University of East Anglia (UEA)), Peter Stanyon (Chief Executive at Association of Electoral Administrators), Angela Kitching (Head of External Affairs at Age UK), Helen Mountfield QC (Barrister at Matrix Chambers), Louise Edwards (Director of Regulation at Electoral Commission), Lord Evans of Weardale (Chair at Committee on Standards in Public Life), Professor Justin Fisher (Professor of Political Science and Director of Brunel Public Policy at Brunel University London), Pete O'Doherty (Assistant Chief Constable at Thames Valley Police), and Dr Sam Power (Lecturer at University of Sussex)
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
20 July 2021
Inquiry The Work of the Electoral Commission
Witnesses Dr Jess Garland (Director of Policy and Research at Electoral Reform Society), Peter Geoghegan (Investigations Editor at openDemocracy), Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts (Member at House of Lords), Dave Timms (Head of Political Affairs at Friends of the Earth), Chloe Hardy (Director of Policy and Communications at Sheila McKechnie Foundation), Dr Rowan Popplewell (Policy Manager—Civic Space at Bond), and Chris Weavers (Acting Head of National Official Campaigns, Policy and Communications at NASUWT—The Teachers’ Union)
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
15 July 2021
Inquiry The Evolution of Devolution: English Devolution
Witnesses Ben Houchen (Mayor at Tees Valley Combined Authority), and Tracy Brabin (Mayor at West Yorkshire Combined Authority)
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
6 July 2021
Inquiry The Evolution of Devolution: English Devolution
Witnesses Alderman Roy Perry (Chair at South East Councils (SEC)), Councillor John Fuller OBE (Chair at District Councils’ Network), Councillor Martin Tett (Leader at Buckinghamshire Council), Andy Burnham (Mayor at Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA)), and Jamie Driscoll (Mayor at North of Tyne Combined Authority)
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
29 June 2021
Inquiry The Work of the Electoral Commission
Witnesses Alan Mabbutt (Registered Treasurer and Legal Officer at Conservative Party), Scott Martin (Solicitor at Scottish National Party), Lord Tyler (Spokesperson on Political & Constitutional Reform at Liberal Democrats), Andrew Whyte (Acting Director of Governance and Legal at Labour Party), Geraint Day (Deputy Chief Executive and Head of Campaigns at Plaid Cymru), Jon Nott (Treasurer at Green Party of England and Wales), Richard Tice (Leader at Reform UK), and Amy Killen (Campaigns Manager at Women's Equality Party)
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
23 June 2021
Inquiry Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Bill
Witnesses Cabinet Office
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
8 June 2021
Inquiry Propriety of governance in light of Greensill
Witnesses The Rt Hon Lord Maude of Horsham (former Minister at Cabinet Office), Ian Watmore (former Permanent Secretary at Cabinet Office), Sir John Manzoni KCB (former Permanent Secretary at Cabinet Office), and Bill Crothers (former Government Chief Commercial Officer at Cabinet Office, and former Director at Greensill Capital)
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
27 May 2021
Inquiry Covid 19 Vaccine Certification
Witnesses Cabinet Office, Cabinet Office, and Public Health England
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
25 May 2021
Inquiry The Work of the Electoral Commission
Witnesses Britain Stronger in Europe, Vote Leave, Yes Scotland Ltd, Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC (Former member at Independent Commission on Referendums), Rt Hon Baroness Stuart of Edgbaston (Former member at Independent Commission on Referendums), Dr Alan Renwick (Deputy Director at Constitution Unit, University College London), and Barry Ryan (Principal Officer, Franchise Unit at Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage of the Republic of Ireland)
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
24 May 2021
Inquiry Covid 19 Vaccine Certification
Witnesses Professor Peter Openshaw (Professor of Experimental Medicine, Imperial College London), Professor Judith Breuer (Director of Infection and Immunity, Professor of Virology, UCL), Professor Trish Greenhalgh (Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford), Professor Melinda Mills (Professor of Demography, University of Oxford), Emma McClarkin (Chief Executive at British Beer and Pub Association), William Bush (Director of Policy at Premier League), and Richard Jordan (Producer at Richard Jordan Productions, and Patron at Brighton Fringe)
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
20 May 2021
Work The Dunlop Review and the UK Government’s union capability (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Lord Dunlop, The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP (Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office at Cabinet Office), and Sue Gray (Second Permanent Secretary at Cabinet Office)
Committees Northern Ireland Affairs Committee, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee, Scottish Affairs Committee, and Welsh Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
18 May 2021
Inquiry The work of the Cabinet Office
Witnesses Cabinet Office, and Cabinet Office
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
13 May 2021
Inquiry Post appointment hearing: The Independent Adviser on Ministers’ Interests
Witnesses Rt Hon Lord Geidt
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
27 April 2021
Inquiry The Work of the Electoral Commission
Witnesses Dr Holly Ann Garnett (Assistant Professor of Political Science, Royal Military College of Canada and Director of the Electoral Integrity Project), Professor Pippa Norris (Harvard University, Comparative Political Scientist and Founding Director of the Electoral Integrity Project), and Dr Theresa Reidy (Political Scientist, Department of Government, University College Cork)
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
26 April 2021
Inquiry The work of the Cabinet Office
Witnesses Simon Case (Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service), and Darren Tierney (Director General, Propriety and Ethics in the Cabinet Office)
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
15 April 2021
Inquiry The Advisory Committee on Business Appointments
Witnesses Rt Hon Lord Pickles (Chair of the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments)
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
23 March 2021
Inquiry Covid 19 Vaccine Certification
Witnesses Rt Hon David Davis MP, Professor Jonathan Wolff (Alfred Landecker Professor of Values and Public Policy at the University of Oxford), and Silkie Carlo (Director of Big Brother Watch)
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
16 March 2021
Inquiry The Civil Service Commission
Witnesses Ian Watmore (First Civil Service Commissioner)
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
Total results 63 (page 1 of 4)