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The Petitions Committee’s first six months – paving the way for a new style of public engagement

14 December 2015 | Georgia Wood

Cristina Leston-Bandeira is Professor of Politics at the University of Leeds and a Constitution Unit Fellow, and her latest article explores public engagement with the Parliament.

The post reflects on the first six months of the Committee of Petitions of the UK Parliament. The article explores the committee’s initial activity, arguing that it has achieved much in the space of six months and has the potential to pave the way towards a new kind of public engagement with parliament.

Access the full article here.

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