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On this page: Introduction Membership The Executive Committee History
See also: Details of some of the academic members.
The formal statement of what the Group is to do is as follows:
Candidates' details are circulated to existing Group members for their views by email (usually in batches, roughly once a month), and then the Executive Committee considers the applications (again, usually by email rather than waiting for a meeting). Initial inquiries, preferably accompanied by details of work done in the areas of the Group's interests (see above) should be addressed to:
We have an application form here.
The current annual subscription is £25 (apart from category ii, where it is £10): this will be asked for if and when the application has been successful.
Some of our academic members have given details of their interests here.
President: Professor Lord Norton of Louth,
Professor of Government and Director of the Centre for
Legislative Studies, University of Hull
Chair: Professor Cristina Leston-Bandeira, Professor of Politics, University of Leeds
Deputy Chair: Tom Healey, Chamber and Committees team, House of Commons
Secretaries: (official) Elise Uberoi, House of Commons
(academic) Dr Louise Thompson, Senior Lecture in Politics, University of Manchester
Newsletter editor: Henry Midgley, National Audit Office
Treasurer: Richard Kelly, House of Commons Library
Tom Caygill (communications), Lecturer in Politics, Newcastle University
Clare Cowan, Bank of England
Brigid Fowler, Senior Researcher, Hansard Society
Professor Graham Gee, Professor of Public Law, University of Sheffield
Stephen Imrie, Scottish Parliament
Angela Kelly, Northern Ireland Assembly
Simon Patrick OBE (webmaster), Chamber and Committees team, House of Commons (retired)
Richard Reid, School of Politics and International Relations, Australian National University
Christine Salmon Percival, Parliament Office, House of Lords
Aileen Walker OBE, HC Library (retired)
Hannah White OBE, Institute for Government
Gareth Williams, National Assembly for Wales
Huw Yardley, Chamber and Committees team, House of Commons
Ben Yong, Durham University
In 1985 the Group published a short History entitled The Study of Parliament Group: The First Twenty-one Years, by Dermot Englefield. You can read it here (except for the Appendices).Preface and Foreword