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MPs should resist attempts to accumulate further executive power, and ensure the government respects parliament’s role at the heart of the UK’s constitution.
Appointing ministers who aren’t MPs or lords would weaken parliament’s ability to hold the government to account.
Watch Green Party MP Caroline Lucas ask a question to Health Secretary Matt Hancock in Parliament, and see his frustration at MPs daring to challenge and scrutinise his work.
Scrutiny matters, especially when you are trying to make international agreements that might last for a long time, Professor Simon Usherwood writes.