COMMONS

Deputy Prime Minister and Chloë Smith questioned on reform

13 December 2012

The Political and Constitutional Reform Committee announces a double oral evidence session. 

Deputy Prime Minister and Miss Chloë Smith MP to give oral evidence to the Committee followed by evidence from Rt Hon Charles Clarke, Lord Heseltine and Lord Reid.

Coalition Government's programme of political and constitutional reform

The first half of the session is 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.

Witnesses

At 9am

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

The impact and effectiveness of ministerial reshuffles

In the second half of the session the Committee will continue its scrutiny of the impact and effectiveness of ministerial reshuffles. This is an opportunity for the Committee to explore the mechanics and impact of the reshuffle process from the perspectives of three former Secretaries of State.

Witnesses

At 10.30am (approx) 

  • Rt Hon Charles Clarke

At 11am (approx) 

  • Rt Hon Lord Heseltine

At 11.30am (approx) 

  • Rt Hon Lord Reid

Further Information

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