- Created by: AreejAmjad
- Created on: 26-09-21 09:42
Parliament scrutinises proposed legislation making any amendments needed and thus protecting all areas of society and ensuring the laws are clear.
- Some methods of scrutiny are more effective than others
- Executive dominance, scrutiny function, opposition days
- Members of the legislature must be able to scrutinise the actions of the executive....
6 ways in which the legislature scrutinises the executive:
- Standing committees
- Select committees
- Opposition days
- House of Lords
Covid Recovery Group raising questions on the validity of lockdowns. The impact of COVID is relevant to this question because of scrutiny.
[REFER TO COVID + BREXIT IN THE EXAM]
Withdrawal Agreement - Theresa May tried to get this passed for a very long time because she had a small majority.
Expenses Scandal - was a major political scandal that emerged in 2009, concerning expenses claims made by members of the UK parliament over previous years.
Jeremy Hunt - (Conservative MP) was David Cameron's secretary of state for health, now in charged…