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Who Gives Evidence to Parliamentary Committees? A Comparative Investigation of Parliamentary Committees and their Constituencies

Pedersen, Helene; Halpin, Darren; Rasmussen, Anne


This article focuses on the interaction between parliamentary committees and external actors. How is the interaction organised, and how does it influence which interests are voiced? The authors show that institutional variation in procedures for calling witnesses and variation in committee agendas influence both the composition of actors and the concentration of evidence. By composition of actors, they refer to the set of different actor types involved. By evidence concentration, they...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Legislative Studies
DOI: 10.1080/13572334.2015.1042292


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