Thursday, 21 May 2009
Committees in Westminster do not enjoy the same powers as those in Congress. While resources have been significantly increased, they pale by comparison to those enjoyed in Washington. However, in the UK, they are the bright spot of recent parliamentary reform. They continue to grow in significance - as members become more adept at scrutiny.
You can find details of the current inquiries at -
House of Commons: http://www.parliament.uk/what_s_on/hoc_news4.cfm
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