Guidance

Departmental evidence and response to select committees: guidance

Guidance for officials from departments and agencies on giving evidence to Parliamentary Select Committees, known as the Osmotherly Rules.

Detail

Guidance for officials from departments and their agencies who may be called upon to give evidence before, or prepare memoranda for submission to, Parliamentary Select Committees.

The most recent version of the guidance was announced by Francis Maude in a Written Ministerial Statement on 17 October 2014.