Global Investigations Review - The law and practice of international investigations

Summoned to appear: the increasing investigative impact of parliamentary select committees

15 May 2014

Summoned to appear: the increasing investigative impact of parliamentary select committees Credit: whitetag/iStock/Thinkstock

Sara George and Alan Ward at Stephenson Harwood in London consider the powers of UK parliamentary select committees to investigate, and the potential difficulties that being required to answer questions before a select committee may pose, for both the subjects of investigations and those investigating.