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Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee - publications

Committee publications include:

  • Reports
  • Oral and written evidence
  • Responses to Reports
  • correspondence
  • other material related to the work of the Committee

Oral and written evidence is on the relevant inquiry pages

Publications from previous sessions



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    A Session is a parliamentary year. Following the 2011 Fixed-term Parliament Act Sessions typically begin in May and run for 12 months.

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    Select committees conduct inquiries and produce reports on a range of matters, from the conduct of Government to specialist subject areas.

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    • Reports and associated evidence - reports and evidence featuring written submissions and corrected oral evidence published at the conclusion of Committee inquiries. Evidence is periodically updated over the course of an inquiry and is not finalised until the relevant Report is published.
    • Uncorrected oral evidence - transcripts of oral evidence not yet approved by the Committee or witnesses.
    • Other oral evidence - corrected transcripts of oral evidence, usually taken for scrutiny purposes or for ad hoc/regular evidence sessions with Ministers.
    • Evidence - written submissions and corrected oral evidence published for scrutiny purposes or for ad hoc/regular evidence sessions with Ministers.
    • Responses to Reports - Government Department and European Commission responses to reports.
    • Call for Evidence - request to submit evidence to a Committee inquiry.
    • Correspondence - correspondence received and sent by the Committee excluding ministerial correspondence.
    • Correspondence with Ministers - Ministerial correspondence received and sent by the Committee.
    • Progress of Scrutiny - records the decisions taken by the EU Committee on European documents that have been deposited in Parliament for scrutiny.

Reports and associated evidence

Evidence and Other Documents

Oral Evidence

Oral Evidence with Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP on 19 January 2016 on Government Consultation Practice

Oral Evidence with Rt Hon Oliver Letwin, Cabinet Office (PDF PDF 142 KB)

 

Oral Evidence with Lord Freud on 22 December 2015 on quality of DWP Explanatory Memoranda

Oral evidence with Lord Freud DWP

 

Evidence Submitted

22nd Report

Immigration (Residential Accommodation) (Prescribed Requirements and Codes of Practice) (Amendment) Order 2016
Immigration Act 2014 (Commencement No. 6) Order 2016

Submission from the Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA) (PDF PDF 354 KB)

Submission from the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) (PDF PDF 548 KB)

Submission from the Home Office (PDF PDF 166 KB)

14th Report

Draft National Health Service (Licensing and Pricing) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

Submission from NHS Providers (PDF PDF 0.99 MB)

 

9th Report

Draft Tax Credits (Income Thresholds and Determination of Rates) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

Impact Assessment for the draft Tax Credits (Income Thresholds and Determination of Rates) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (PDF PDF 2.34 MB)

Prison and Young Offender Institution (Amendment) Rules 2015 (SI 2015/1638)

Submission from the Howard League for Penal Reform (PDF PDF 1.3 MB)

 

7th Report

Statement of Changes to Immigration Rules (HC 297)

Submission from the National Union of Students (PDF PDF 113 KB)

Submission from Study UK (PDF PDF 150 KB)

 

3rd Report

Criminal Legal Aid (Remuneration etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/1369)

Submission from the Law Society (PDF PDF 1.24 MB)

 

Other Documents

30th Report

The Quality of DWP Explanatory Memoranda

An internal report by the DWP: Working with the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee.

 

9th Report

DECC overview of major schemes and relevant secondary legislation (PDF PDF 283 KB)