Who is Watching Parliament? Monitory Democracy at Westminster

Ben Worthy, Stefani Langehennig*, Cat Morgan

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Book/ReportOther report


Since 2004, a whole range of data tools and sources have allowed users to ‘watch’ what MPs and Peers are doing, in terms of how they are voting, their expenses and allowances or outside interests. This Leverhulme Trust funded project examined the impact of new data tools and sources on Westminster. It asked
Who is using the new data to watch Parliament?
What and who they are monitoring?
What the impact is on those being watched and the public outside?
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages55
Publication statusPublished - 8 Jul 2022


  • monitory democracy
  • politics
  • Westminster
  • Government


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