Committee inquiries: Open calls for evidence

Committee inquiries that are accepting written submissions are listed below.

They have been grouped by their broad policy areas.

Policy areas:

Some select and joint committees (but not public bill committees) continue to accept written evidence after the initial call for evidence deadline has passed.

Please refer to the relevant inquiry pages or contact committee staff for details of specific inquiries.

Active travel | Transport Committee | Open-ended

Domestic Threat of Drones | Defence Committee | Open-ended

Financing energy infrastructure | Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee | Open-ended

Immersive and addictive technologies | Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee | Open-ended

Local roads funding and governance | Transport Committee | Open-ended

Pavement parking | Transport Committee | Open-ended

Road Safety | Transport Committee | Open-ended

Supporting regional investment and growth | Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee | 17 May 2019

Trains fit for the future? | Transport Committee | 23 May 019

Consumers’ Access to Financial Services |  Treasury Committee | Open-ended

The future of the UK’s financial services | Treasury Committee | Open-ended

Charging for pension transfer advice | Work and Pensions Committee | Open-ended

Local Government Finance and the 2019 Spending Review | Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee | Open-ended

Prison governance | Justice Committee | Open-ended

Reality tv | Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee | 13 June 2019

Special educational needs and disabilities |  Education Committee | Open-ended

Universal Credit and Survival Sex: sex in exchange for meeting survival needs | Work and Pensions Committee | Open-ended

Welfare safety net | Work and Pensions Committee | Open-ended

2017 Strategic Export Controls Annual Report | Committees on Arms Export Controls | Open-ended

Autocracies and UK Foreign Policy | Foreign Affairs Committee | Open-ended

Finding a diplomatic route: European responses to irregular migration | Foreign Affairs Committee | Open-ended

Global Britain and South America | Foreign Affairs Committee | 23 November 2019

Global Islamist Terrorism | Defence Committee | Open-ended

Inquiry on Department for International Trade’s support for exports | International Trade Committee | Open-ended

Statute of limitations – veterans protection  | Defence Committee | Open-ended

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Global media freedom | Foreign Affairs Committee | Open-ended

The impact of UK-EU arrangements on wider UK trade policy | International Trade Committee  | Open-ended

The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal  | Exiting the European Union Committee | Open-ended

UK Response to Hybrid Threats | Defence Committee | Open-ended

The effectiveness and influence of the select committee system | Liaison Committee | Open-ended

Access to Financial Services | Scottish Affairs Committee | Open-ended

City Deals and Growth Deals in Wales | Welsh Affairs Committee | Open-ended

Electoral Law | Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee | 20 May 2019

Emergency services network | Public Accounts Committee | 20 May 2019

Follow-up to the PHSO report ‘Ignoring the alarms’ | Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee | Open-ended

Funding for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland | Public Accounts Committee | 4 June 2019

Sanctions | Committee on Standards | 31 May 2019

Strategic Leadership in the Civil Service: Building Future Capacity | Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee | Open-ended 

The Government's management of major projects | Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee | Open-ended

The powers of the House of Commons to call for papers | Procedure Committee | Open-ended

The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal: role of Parliament | Exiting the European Union Committee | Open-ended

The role of Parliament in the UK constitution |  Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee | Open-ended

The role of Parliament in the UK Constitution: Mechanisms allowing Parliament to direct the Executive | Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee | Open-ended

Use and Misuse of Drugs in Scotland | Scottish Affairs Committee | Open-ended

Wales and the Armed Forces | Welsh Affairs Committee | Open-ended

Welfare policy in Northern Ireland | Northern Ireland Affairs Committee | Work and Pensions Committee | 24 May 2019

Balance and effectiveness of research and innovation spending | Science and Technology Committee | Open-ended

Chemicals Regulation after the UK has left the EU | Environmental Audit Committee | Open-ended

Coastal flooding and adaptation to climate change | Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee | Open-ended

Commercial and recreational drone use in the UK | Science and Technology Committee | Open-ended

Commercial genomics | Science and Technology Committee |  Open-ended

Greening Government Commitments | Environmental Audit Committee | 22 May 2019

Invasive Species | Environmental Audit Committee | Open-ended

Planetary Health | Environmental Audit Committee | Open-ended

Plastic food and drink packaging | Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee  | Open-ended

Technologies for meeting Clean Growth emissions reduction targets | Science and Technology Committee | Open-ended

The work of the biometrics commissioner and the forensic science regulator | Science and Technology Committee | Open-ended

Toxic Chemicals in Everyday LifeEnvironmental Audit Committee | Open-ended

UK Export Finance | Environmental Audit Committee | Open-ended

Voluntary National Review of UK progress against the Sustainable Development Goals | Environmental Audit Committee | Open-ended

Brexit: Future UK-EU asylum cooperation | EU Home Affairs Committee | 24 May 2019

Public service broadcasting in the age of video on demand | Communications Committee | Open-ended

Detention of children and young people with learning disabilities and/or autism | Joint Committee on Human Rights | Open-ended

The Right to Privacy (Article 8) and the Digital Revolution | Joint Committee on Human Rights | Open-ended

There are currently no public bill committees accepting written evidence.

* Subject to the progress of a Bill in Committee, Bill Committees can report earlier than expected. Consequently, it is advisable to submit your evidence well in advance of the expected deadline. 

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