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Lessons from the process of government formation after the 2010 general election

The Political and Constitutional Reform Committee of the House of Commons has concluded its inquiry into Lessons from the process of government formation after the 2010 general election and published its Report.

Report

The Committee's Report on Lessons from the process of government formation after the 2010 general election was published on 28 January 2011 as HC 528. Additional written evidence was published in Volume II

Government Response

The Government Response was published in a Special Report: Lessons from the process of government formation after the 2010 general election: Government Response to the Committee's Fourth Report of Session 2010-11 on 14 March 2011 as HC 866.

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    • Reports and associated evidence – Reports of Committee inquires. This category may also include Special Reports where they are used by a Committee to bring matters relating to conduct of its business to the notice of the House.
    • Responses to Reports - Responses may be published as a Special Report, or as a Command Paper. They may also be appended to a Report should the Committee have substantial comments on the Response, in which case they can be found listed under Reports. 
    • Other oral and written evidence - Evidence taken by the Committee that has yet to or did not result in the publication of a Report. This includes transcripts of recent meetings.
    • Estimate Memoranda - An Estimate memorandum is an explanatory note that accompanies a government department’s estimate (a means by which a department seeks authority from Parliament for its spending plans).
    • Correspondence - Correspondence sent from or received by the Committee or its Chair.