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Talking to Honourable Members: advice for academics on giving evidence to Parliamentary committees

By Iain McLean


How do Parliamentary committees treat academics? What is like to feel ambushed when you hoped your opinion might make an impact in policy making? Iain McLean, Professor of Politics at Oxford University, offers some insight into the experience of giving evidence as an expert witness to Parliamentary committees, and gives some essential advice for academics who might consider offering their opinions in the future

Topics: H Social Sciences (General), JN101 Great Britain, LB2300 Higher Education
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2011
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Provided by: LSE Research Online

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