20 min

Episode 4 - Scrutiny: Select Committees Parliament Explained

    • Government

Join writer and comedian Meera Syal for Episode 4 as she steps away from the Chambers to discover another vital tool of Parliamentary scrutiny - influential 'select committees' of MPs and Peers who consider policy issues, check and challenge the work and spending of the Government, and examine proposals for new and changed laws. Meera's guests include The Rt. Hon the Baroness Corston, who talks about the committee she led, which investigated the problem of social mobility in young people.

Join writer and comedian Meera Syal for Episode 4 as she steps away from the Chambers to discover another vital tool of Parliamentary scrutiny - influential 'select committees' of MPs and Peers who consider policy issues, check and challenge the work and spending of the Government, and examine proposals for new and changed laws. Meera's guests include The Rt. Hon the Baroness Corston, who talks about the committee she led, which investigated the problem of social mobility in young people.

20 min

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