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The Scrutiny Unit forms part of the Committee Office in the House of Commons and exists to strengthen the scrutiny function of the House.
It provides specialist expertise to select committees, especially (but not exclusively) on financial matters and on draft bills.
The Scrutiny Unit has a staff of around 14 including lawyers, accountants, an economist and a statistician, as well as House of Commons Clerks and a small team of administrative staff.
Further information is available at About the Scrutiny Unit and at Reports and Publications.
Details of senior House of Commons officers and staff.
Much of the work of the House of Commons and the House of Lords takes place in committees, which examine issues in detail, from government policy to proposed new laws.