Parliament working with Local Government Scrutiny

This page is intended to direct those working in local government scrutiny to resources and pages of interest on the Parliamentary website.

Find out about Select Committees

Select Committees welcome examples of local government scrutiny as evidence to their inquiries; see a list of inquiries currently taking written evidence. The House of Commons has a Guide to Submitting Evidence to Select Committees.

Please visit the websites of individual Committees to find out about current inquiries, get contact details for Committee staff and access reports and publications.  The following Committees may be particularly relevant for local government:

Local government bodies with expertise in scrutiny

Related information

Material produced by the House of Commons Library

The House of Commons Library produces research papers on a whole range of topics. The search function will enable you to find papers relevant to your work. You can also browse by topic.

Services offered by Parliamentary Outreach

Parliamentary Outreach runs a local engagement programme, offering free training to councillors and officers. For more information, please visit the Parliamentary Outreach web pages, email or call 020 7219 1650 to speak to Parliament's Outreach team.

Other useful parliamentary links