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

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

Future of Steel in the UK | Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy | 20 June 2019

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

Pavement parking | Transport Committee | Open-ended

Road Safety | Transport Committee | Open-ended

Trains fit for the future? | Transport Committee | Open-ended

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

Decarbonisation of the UK Economy and Green Finance | Treasury Committee | 26 July 2019

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

Regional Imbalances in the UK Economy | Treasury Committee | 2 August 2019

BBC Annual Report 2018 | Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee | Open-ended

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

Gender Sensitive Parliament Audit | Women and Equalities | Open-ended

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

Long-term delivery of social and affordable rented housing | Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee | 12 July 2019

Prison governance | Justice Committee | Open-ended

Reality tv | Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee | Open-ended

Spending Review | Work and Pensions Committee | 19 July 2019

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 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

There are no open Liaison Committee calls for evidence at present.

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

Electoral Law | Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee | Open-ended

English language tests for overseas students | Public Accounts Committee | 8 July 2019

Help to Buy: Equity Loan Scheme – progress review | Public Accounts Committee | 21 June 2019

Network Rail’s sale of railway arches | Public Accounts Committee | Open-ended

Penalty charge notices in healthcare | Public Accounts Committee | 25 June 2019

Serious organised crimePublic Accounts Committee | 12 July 2019

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

Welfare policy in Northern Ireland | Northern Ireland Affairs Committee | Work and Pensions Committee | Open-ended

Welfare policy in Scotland | Scottish Affairs Committee | 2 August 2019

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 | Open-ended

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

Rural broadband and digital only services | Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee | Open-ended

There are no open Lords calls for evidence at present.

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

Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) Bill | scheduled to report by Tuesday 2 July*

* 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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