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Comment: UK parliamentary scrutiny will be tested with record number of first-time lawmakers

By Jakub Krupa
  • 09 Jul 2024 09:58
  • 09 Jul 2024 11:07
More than half of the winning candidates in last week's UK parliamentary election will be making their debut as lawmakers when they take office today, posing questions about the effectiveness of scrutiny in the House of Commons, Parliament's lower executive chamber.
With 335 first-time legislators — the highest in history,

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Jakub Krupa

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Jakub joined MLex’s London team in August 2020 to report on topics including data privacy and security, cybersecurity, and telecom regulation, focusing on EU & UK regulatory and legal risk in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sectors. He is currently working on MLex's coverage of future mobility, in particular the rise of connected, electric and autonomous vehicles.

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