This module will develop your understanding of how Select Committees work at UK Parliament.

You can further your learning using the teaching resources and additional reading links at the bottom of the page. To receive your Certificate of Participation please complete the short feedback survey at the end of the module.

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

• explain what Select Committees are
• understand the work of Select Committees and how the public can engage with them
• understand the development of Select Committees.

Before you get started...

This module explores some of the key questions your students may have around the work of Select Committees. Take notes and write down your response to each question before moving on to the resource. Return to your initial responses at the end of each section and add anything you’ve learned to your notes.

What are Select Committees?

What do Select Committees do?

How do Select Committees achieve their aims?



Select Committee inquires in action





Find teaching ideas and resources for the classroom here.

Take it further

Find further reading on the work of UK Parliament here.

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