Who can your MP hold to account through written questions?
Prime Minister's Questions is televised and covered by the media and the right to question government ministers about the work of government departments is well known. The Parliament website describes it thus:
"In addition to oral questions, MPs and Peers can ask government ministers questions for written answer. These are often used to obtain detailed information about policies and statistics on the activities of government departments. " Source: Written answers Parliament website.
The "Department" drop down menu on TheyWorkForYou search page reveals that your MP can ask questions of bodies that are not classed as Government Departments, I list these below ...