Detail of outcome
Individual responses sent in response to the government’s Green Paper consultation on parliamentary privilege.
This consultation ran from 26 April 2012 12:00am to
30 September 2012 11:45pm
Green Paper inviting public views on the constitutional privileges of Parliament to ensure they provide effective, up-to-date protection.
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.