Consultation outcome

Parliamentary Privilege

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Parliamentary privilege consultation response: Dr Adam Tucker

Parliamentary privilege consultation response: Clerk, Legislative Council Western Australia

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Parliamentary privilege consultation response: Clerk of NZ Parliament

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Parliamentary privilege consultation response: Geoffrey Lock

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Parliamentary privilege consultation response: Sir William McKay

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Parliamentary privilege consultation response: Crown Prosecution Service

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Parliamentary privilege consultation response: Press Association

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Parliamentary privilege consultation response: The Media Lawyers Association

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Parliamentary privilege consultation response: John Hemming MP

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Parliamentary privilege consultation response: University of Lincoln

Detail of outcome

Individual responses sent in response to the government’s Green Paper consultation on parliamentary privilege.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from 26 April 2012 12:00am to
30 September 2012 11:45pm

Summary

Green Paper inviting public views on the constitutional privileges of Parliament to ensure they provide effective, up-to-date protection.

Documents

Consultation description

The government received 11 responses to the Green Paper consultation on parliamentary privilege. The responses were received from:

  • University of Lincoln, Dr Andrew Defty, Professor Hugh Bochel and Jane Kirkpatrick, School of Social Sciences
  • Dr Adam Tucker, lecturer in law, University of Manchester
  • Legislative Council Western Australia, Malcolm Peacock, clerk Parliament of Western Australia
  • National Assembly of Zambia
  • New Zealand House of Representatives, clerk
  • Geoffrey Lock, ex House of Commons staff
  • Sir William McKay, Clerk of the Commons 1998-2002
  • Crown Prosecution Service
  • The Press Association
  • The Media Lawyers Association
  • John Hemming MP

With the agreement of their authors, 10 responses to the consultation are published on this page. They will be considered by a joint select committee as part of their deliberations on the Green Paper. The Select Committee is due to report on 25th April.