Journal Articles

This list includes publications in the names of individual SPG members which were undertaken on behalf of the Group.

Entries are in date order, the latest publications first.

Special Section: 40 years of Departmental Select Committees in the House of Commons (Guest Editors: Paul Evans, Lucinda Maer, Philip Norton and Huw Yardley)
Parliamentary Affairs, Volume 72, Issue 4, October 2019
ISSN 0031-2290, EISSN 1460-2482
(Articles marked * are available without subscription)

  • Pages 727–741: Departmental Select Committees: The Reform of the Century?: Philip Norton
  • Pages 747–760: Reform and Consolidation: A New Perspective on Commons Select Committees 1960–1980, Philip Aylett
  • Pages 761–778: Select Committee Reform: Shifting the Balance and Pushing the Boundaries, Lucinda Maer
  • Pages 779–798: The National Audit Office and the Select Committee System 1979–2019, Henry Midgley
  • Pages 799–820: A Means to an End and an End in Itself: Select Committee Membership, Parliamentary Roles and Parliamentary Careers, 1979–Present: Stephen McKay, Mark Goodwin, Stephen Holden Bates
  • Pages 821–840, Performing Scrutiny along the Committee Corridor of the UK House of Commons, Marc Geddes
  • Pages 841–859, Chairing UK Select Committees: Walking Between Friends and Foes,* Emma Crewe, Nicholas Sarra
  • Pages 860–878: The Territorial Select Committees, 40 Years On, David Torrance, Adam Evans
  • Pages 879–902: Select Committees: Understanding and Regulating the Emergence of the ‘Topical Inquiry’, Craig Prescott
  • Pages 903–922: Select Committees: Agents of Change, Adam Mellows-Facer, Chloe Challender, Paul Evans
  • Pages 923–944: Select Committees and Brexit: Parliamentary Influence in a Divisive Policy Area,* Philip Lynch, Richard Whitaker
  • Pages 945–964: Between Diversity, Representation and ‘Best Evidence’: Rethinking Select Committee Evidence-Gathering Practices, Danielle Beswick, Stephen Elstub
  • Pages 965–986: How Public Engagement Became a Core Part of the House of Commons Select Committees, Aileen Walker, Naomi Jurczak, Catherine Bochel, Cristina Leston-Bandeira
  • Pages 987–995, Conclusion: So, What Is Good Scrutiny Good For? Paul Evans
  • Pages 996–1013, Is the House of Commons Too Powerful? The 2019 Bingham Lecture in Constitutional Studies, University of Oxford, Philip Norton

Gavin Drewry
The Study of Parliament Group and the Development of Specialist Select Committees, 1964–1985, August 2019

Megan Conway and Alexander Horne
The Impact of the Joint Committee on Human Rights on Government Legislation
(Data in connection with forthcoming book: Parliament and the Law, 2nd edition), September 2017

“J.A.G. Griffith: Parliament and Legislation”
John McEldowney
Public Law 1,2014 pp 85-99

“The Deregulation Procedure: an expanding role”
David Miers
Public Law [1999] 477-503
(Publishers: Sweet & Maxwell)

“Lobbying Parliament”
Michael Rush
Parliamentary Affairs 43, 1990, pp 141-8

“Party Committees in the House of Commons”
Philip Norton
Parliamentary Affairs 36 No 1 1983 pp 7-27

“Private Bill Procedure: A case for Reform”
The Study of Parliament Group [written by Peter G. Richards]
Public Law 1981 pp 206-227

“Parliament and Legislation”
Some Members of the Study of Parliament Group
Parliamentary Affairs 22, 1969, pp 210-215