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The Coalition Government’s Programme of Political and Constitutional Reform

Inquiry status: Oral evidence concluded.

As part of its ongoing scrutiny into the work of the Deputy Prime Minister in the area of Political and Constitutional Reform, the Committee will periodically be taking evidence from the Deputy Prime Minister. The Committee took evidence from Rt Hon Mr Clegg on The Coalition Government’s Programme of Political and Constitutional Reform on 15 July 2010, 12 May 2011, 19 April 2012, 13 December 2012 and 10 October 2013 transcripts of these evidence sessions, and related written evidence, are published below.

Most recent meetings:

Thursday 10 October 2013

This session was an opportunity for the Committee to question the Deputy Prime Minister on the Government’s programme of political and constitutional reform, including lobbying, recall of MPs and relations between local and central government.

Witnesses:

  • Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP, Deputy Prime Minister
  • Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Minister of State (Cities and Constitution) at Cabinet Office

Follow-up letter from Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP, Deputy Prime Minister to the Chair on the oral evidence on 10 October 2013. (PDF PDF 1.55 MB)

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 Thursday 13 December 2012 

Witnesses

  • Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP, Deputy Prime Minister
  • Miss Chloë Smith MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Cabinet Office

The second half of the session on Thursday 19 April 2012 was an opportunity for the Committee to question the Deputy Prime Minister on the progress of the Coalition Government’s programme of political and constitutional reform. Oral and written evidence.

Letter from the Deputy Prime Minister to the Chair of the Committee (PDF PDF 26 KB)

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