The Government's legislative programme is supported by a team within
the Economic and Domestic Affairs Secretariat.
What are their key responsibilities?
To support the Prime Minister and the Leader of the House of Commons in the
overall determination and management of the legislative programme, and to
support the four Parliamentary Business Managers in taking strategic
decisions about its day to day management.
What is their role in the Legislative Programme?
advising LP Committee on the content and handling of the programme
drafting the Queen's Speech for the opening of Parliament
managing the legislative programme on a daily basis (tracking Bills and
liaising closely with Parliamentary Counsel, Government Whips, Bill
Teams, Private Offices, No. 10; reporting back to LP Committee as
helping Departments plan and deliver their legislative commitments
providing advice to the Business Managers and Departments on