Select Committees of the House of Commons are an essential part of its role to scrutinise government. There is one Select Committee for each government department which scrutinises its spending, policies and administration.
What are select committees and how do they work?
This short film guides you through Select Committees of the House of Commons: how they are formed, the work they do and the impact they have.
You can either watch the whole film in one go or select the chapters that interest you.