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Scrutiny Uncovered

'Scrutiny Uncovered' offers an introduction to the work of Select Committees, the cross-party bodies responsible for carrying out Parliament's key role - to hold the Government of the day to account.

MPs, peers, parliamentary officials and witnesses describe how the committee system operates and its impact on Ministers, politicians generally - and those who are invited to have their say.

The video, which runs for about 15 minutes, is being made available to all schools with sixth form courses in government and politics - but has been designed to be entertaining and of interest to a much wider audience.

Watch 'Scrutiny Uncovered'