A new report, written by Dr Tom Caygill of Nottingham Trent University, and published by WFD, analyses the frequency and the outcomes of PLS that has taken place in the UK Parliament between 2008 and 2019, in order to provide an insight into how this form of scrutiny is being undertaken. The report identifies the […]
Comparative Study on Post-Legislative Scrutiny
This comparative study describes the process and reasons for Post-Legislative Scrutiny, presents relevant facts and trends in selected countries, and identifies opportunities relevant to the parliamentary strengthening programming of the Westminster foundation for democracy (Wfd) and other democracy assistance organizations.
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Since the establishment of the Human Rights and Gender Equality Network of Committees (HUGEN) in the Western Balkans in 2019, more than 200 members of parliaments and 40 parliamentary staff members, from 8 participating parliaments, have been cooperating on improving human rights and gender laws and policies. Through HUGEN, a regional pilot process of post-legislative […]
How have parliaments responded to the Paris Agreement during the past five years? In which way are parliaments making sure that climate legislation does have an impact? These were some of the questions guiding the new report “Parliaments and the Paris Agreement”, published by Westminster Foundation for Democracy, ParlAmericas, INTER PARES, and GLOBE International. Based […]