Legal Advice to Legislatures – Supporting a Professionalising Legislature

This project mapped the arrangements and processes for the provision and reception of legal advice to the Westminster Parliament; Illustrated the consequences of legal advice on parliamentary scrutiny; Ascertained the views of parliamentary actors about the current institutional arrangements’ effectiveness; Provided a comparison with the arrangements in the devolved legislatures; Provide practical recommendations to improve the provision of legal advice in the Westminster Parliament.

Publications and outputs

Davies, G., Yong, B. and Leston-Bandeira, C. “Tacticians, Stewards, and Professionals: The Politics of Publishing Select Committee Legal Advice”, Journal of Law and Society,, 2019 ISSN: 0263-323X, 2019, vol. 46, (3), pp. 367-395

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