Peter Riddell, 21 November 1985
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British Government and the Constitution: Text, Cases and Materials by Colin Turpin.
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“... have mixed these types of inquiry, with varying objectives and varying degrees of success. As Gavin Drewry, the editor of The New Select Committees, points out in his introduction, ‘the purpose of a report may be to influence a government department, or another public sector agency, or to provide information for MPs to use in a forthcoming ...”