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.

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

Future of Steel in the UK | Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy | Open-ended

Pavement parking | Transport Committee | Open-ended

Road Safety | Transport Committee | Open-ended

Road safety: young and novice drivers | Transport Committee | 30 August 2019

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 | Open-ended

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

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

Adult skills and lifelong learning | Education Committee | 15 August 2019

Budget and NHS long-term plan | Health and Social Care Committee | 22 August 2019

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

Children and young people in custody | Justice Committee | 1 October 2019

Dentistry Services | Health and Social Care Committee | 13 September 2019

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

Long-term delivery of social and affordable rented housing | Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee | Open-ended

Prison governance | Justice Committee | Open-ended

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

The future of the National Lottery | Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee | 30 August 2019

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

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

Beyond Aid: The UK’s Strategic Engagement in Africa | Foreign Affairs Committee | 31 August 2019

Caucasus | Foreign Affairs Committee | 31August 2019

Defence industrial policy: procurement and prosperity | Defence Committee | 9 September 2019

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

Global Islamist Terrorism | Defence Committee | Open-ended

Human rights: Freedom of religion and belief, and human rights defenders | Foreign Affairs Committee | 20 September 2019

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

Post-Brexit Scrutiny of EU Law and Policy | European Scrutiny 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 aid to Pakistan | International Development Committee | 23 September 2019

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

BBC’s pay-bill gap | Public Accounts Committee | 1 September 2019

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

Investigation into NHS Property Services Limited | Public Accounts Committee | 31 August 2019

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

Organised crime gangs in Northern Ireland | Northern Ireland Affairs Committee | 27 August 2019

Penalty charge notices in healthcare | Public Accounts Committee | Open -ended

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

The Role of Parliament in the UK Constitution: The Scrutiny of International Treaties and other Agreements | Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee | 16 September 2019

Voting procedure in the House of Commons | Procedure Committee (Commons) | 27 September 2019

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

Agriculture, achieving net-zero emissions | Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee | 30 September 2019

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

Commercial genomics | Science and Technology Committee |  Open-ended

Electronic waste and the Circular Economy | Environmental Audit Committee | 16 August 2019

Invasive Species | Environmental Audit Committee | Open-ended

Net zero government | Environmental Audit Committee | 15 August 2019

Peatland | Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee | 23 September 2019

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

Puppy smuggling  | Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee | 23 September 2019

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

Sustainable tourism  | Environmental Audit Committee | 13 September 2019

Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry | Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry Committee | 6 September 2019

Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 | Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 Committee | 9 September 2019

Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment | Food, Poverty, Health, and the Environment Committee | 12 September 2019

Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living | Science and Technology Committee | 20 September 2019

Democracy and Digital Technologies | Democracy and Digital Technologies Committee | 20 September 2019

Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 | Constitution Committee | 26 September 2019

Discontinuing seasonal changes of time | EU Internal Market Sub-Committee | 30 August 2019

Biosecurity and human health: preparing for emerging infectious diseases and bioweapons | National Security Strategy | 6 September 2019

Ensuring access to ‘safe’ technology: the UK’s 5G infrastructure and national security | National Security Strategy | Friday 13 September 2019

There are no bills currently 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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