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Adviser to the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (SLSC)

House of Commons/House of Lords

Job Grade

Other (See Full Job Details)

Advertised Salary


Type of Role

Other (See Full Job Details)

Closing Date

21. april 2024

Job Description from Civil Service Jobs

You will be responsible for:

Examining some of the wide range of statutory instruments laid before Parliament and identifying those that are significant in terms of policy impact or have weaknesses in their policy formulation process.
Assessing the explanatory materials accompanying an instrument (for example, the Explanatory Memorandum or Impact Assessment) and deciding whether they provide a full account or whether departments should be pressed to provide more information.
Explaining your findings about the instrument and explanatory materials, both in writing and orally, at the weekly meetings of the SLSC, and finalising the text of the Committee’s report for publication after a meeting.
From time to time, supporting thematic inquiries relating to the scrutiny of secondary legislation.
Undertaking outreach activities relating to the work of the SLSC.

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