Committee inquiries: Open calls for evidence

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.

Commons Select Committee inquiries

Abortion law in Northern Ireland | Women and Equalities Committee | Deadline 10 December 2018

Active travel | Transport Committee | Deadline 11 October 2018

Agriculture Bill | Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee | Open-ended

Balance and effectiveness of research and innovation spending | Science and Technology Committee | Deadline 28 September 2018

BBC pay | Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee | Open-ended

Chinese Waste Import Ban | Environmental Audit Committee | Open-ended

Corporate governance: delivering on fair pay Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee | Open-ended

Digital Government | Science and Technology Committee | Deadline 24 September 2018

Devolution of Air Passenger Duty to Wales | Welsh Affairs Committee | Deadline 24 October 2018

Exiting the European Union: scrutiny of delegated legislation| Procedure Committee | Open-ended

Fake news | Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee | Open-ended 

Financial sustainability of police forces in England and Wales | Public Accounts Committee | Open-ended

Forced displacement in Africa | International Development Committee | Open-ended

Global Britain: FCO Skills | Foreign Affairs Committee | Open-ended

Global Islamist Terrorism | Defence Committee | Open-ended

Hand car washes  | Environmental Audit Committee | Open-ended

Impact of a no deal Brexit on health and social care | Health and Social Care Committee | Open-ended 

Mental Health and the Armed Forces, Part Two: The Provision of Care | Defence Committee | Open-ended

Nitrates | Environmental Audit Committee | Open-ended

Prison Population 2022: planning for the future | Justice Committee | Open-ended

Prison provision in Wales | Welsh Affairs Committee | Open-ended

Rail timetable changes | Transport Committee | Open-ended

Renewable energy in Wales | Welsh Affairs Committee | Open-ended

Should there be a Commons Budget Committee? | Procedure Committee | Deadline 4 October 2018

Sport governance | Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee | Open-ended

Status of Resolutions of the House of Commons | Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee | Deadline 15 October 2018

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

Sustainability of the fashion industry | Environmental Audit Committee | Open-ended

Technologies for meeting Clean Growth emissions reduction targets | Science and Technology Committee | Deadline 26 October 2018

The Changing Arctic | Environmental Audit 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

The relationship between the UK and Scottish Governments | Scottish Affairs Committee | Deadline 23 November 2018

The role of Parliament in the UK constitutionPublic Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee | Deadline 30 November 2018

The Sustainable Development Goals in the UK follow-up inquiry | Environmental Audit Committee | Open-ended

UK aid for combating climate change | International Development Committee | Deadline 28 September 2018

UK Military Operations in Mosul and RaqqaDefence Committee | Open-ended

Lords Select Committee inquiries

Brexit: EU student exchanges and funding for university research |EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee | Deadline 21 November 2018

Parliamentary scrutiny of treaties | Constitution Committee | Deadline 6 December 2018

Joint Committee inquiries

Immigration Detention | Joint Committee on Human Rights | 5 November 2018

The right to family life: children whose mothers are in prison | Joint Committee on Human Rights | 2 November 2018

Youth Detention: Solitary confinement and restraint | Joint Committee on Human Rights | Open-ended

Public Bill Committees

Agriculture Bill | expected Report date is 5.00pm on Tuesday 20 November*

* 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. 

Further information

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For further details regarding a Select or Joint Committee inquiry please contact the relevant committee. Contact details can be found on the committee's main page.

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