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Constitution Committee

Lords Select Committee

The Constitution Committee examines all public bills for constitutional implications and investigates broad constitutional issues.

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Constitution Committee calls for evidence on the governance of the Union
The Constitution Committee would like your views on the governance of the Union, with a particular focus on co-operation, consultation and legislative consent.
26 February 2024
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Voter ID requirements should be made more accessible ahead of elections
Constitution Committee publishes letter to Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Local Government) on Voter ID
19 December 2023
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Constitution Committee seeks legal adviser
The Committee on the Constitution is inviting applications for the post of one of its legal advisers roles.
8 December 2023
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Appointment and removal of senior civil servants must not undermine civil service impartiality
The Constitution Committee publishes its 17th report on the appointment and removal process for permanent secretaries.
20 October 2023
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The appointment and dismissal of permanent secretaries and other senior civil servants
The Constitution Committee would like your views on the process of appointment and dismissal of permanent secretaries and other senior civil servants, and whether any changes are necessary.
28 February 2023
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Lord Chancellor and Law Officers must have the character, authority, intellect and independence to defend the rule of law
The Constitution Committee publishes its 9th report of the session on the roles of the Lord Chancellor and the Law Officers.
18 January 2023
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Judicial Review and Courts Bill Report published
The Constitution Committee has published its 12th report of the session on the Judicial Review and Courts Bill
18 February 2022
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Constitution Committee calls for evidence on the role of the Lord Chancellor and the Law Officers
Constitution Committee launch inquiry into the role of the Lord Chancellor and the Law Officer
18 February 2022
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Calling for respect and co-operation to build a stronger Union for the 21st century
The Constitution committee publishes its report calling for respect and co-operation to build a stronger Union for the 21st century.
20 January 2022
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Report published on the Revision of the Cabinet Manual
The Committee publishes short report on its inquiry into the Revision of the Cabinet Manual
8 July 2021
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Report published on the use and scrutiny of emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic
The Constitution Committee publishes its third and final report for its inquiry into the constitutional implications of COVID-19.
10 June 2021
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Constitution Committee seeks new legal adviser
The Select Committee on the Constitution is inviting applications for the vacant post of one of its legal advisers.
19 May 2021
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Report published on the impact of COVID-19 on Parliament
The Constitution Committee publishes its report COVID-19 and Parliament as part of its inquiry into the Constitutional implications of COVID‑19.
13 May 2021
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Report published on the impact of COVID-19 on courts and tribunals in England and Wales
The Constitution Committee publishes the first of three reports on the constitutional implications of COVID-19
30 March 2021
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Constitution Committee calls for evidence on revision of the Cabinet Manual
Constitution Committee publishes call for evidence on revision of the Cabinet Manual
25 March 2021
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Constitution Committee calls for evidence on the future governance of the United Kingdom
Constitution Committee launches call for evidence on the future governance of the United Kingdom
19 March 2021
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Committee urges post-legislative scrutiny of EU future relationship bill
The Constitution Committee publishes its report on the European Union (Future Relationship) Bill
29 December 2020
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Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill Report published
The Constitution Committee publishes its report on the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill
3 December 2020
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UK Internal Market Bill violates the rule of law and threatens to undermine devolution arrangements, says Committee
The Committee publishes its report on the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill
16 October 2020
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Committee calls for evidence on the use of emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic
Constitution Committee launches call for evidence on the use of emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic
29 September 2020
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