Politics professors questioned on Role and Powers of Prime Minister

04 February 2013

The Political and Constitutional Reform Committee will hold an oral evidence session on its inquiry into Role and powers of the Prime Minister.

Thursday 7 February 2013 at 10.00 am, Wilson Room, Portcullis House


At 10.00 am

  • Professor Robert Hazell CBE, Professor of British Politics and Government

At 10.45 am (approx)

  • Professor Michael Foley, Professor of International Politics

The Committee will be discussing the impact of coalition government on the exercise of the Prime Minister’s prerogative powers, and on the way in which the Prime Minister carries out his role more generally.

The Committee will consider whether there would be advantages in defining the Prime Minister’s role, and whether the Prime Minister should be directly elected.

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