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Lords Select Committee

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

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Committee news

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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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Reform of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act must keep the Queen out of politics, says Committee
The Committee publishes its report on the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011
4 September 2020
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Report published on the Parliamentary Constituencies Bill
The Committee publishes its report on the Parliamentary Constituencies Bill
4 September 2020
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Brexit immigration bill raises constitutional concerns, says committee
The Committee publishes its report on the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill
2 September 2020
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Committee hears from Leader of the House and Chief Whip on Parliament during the pandemic
The Constitution Committee hears evidence on Wednesday 29 July at 10.30am
28 July 2020
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Lord Chancellor on COVID-19 and the courts
The Constitution Committee hears evidence on Wednesday 22 July at 10.30am
21 July 2020
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Business and Planning Bill illustrates challenges of fast-track law-making
The Committee publishes its report on the Business and Planning Bill
10 July 2020
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Committee hears from legal sector representative bodies on COVID-19's impact on courts
The Constitution Committee hears evidence on Thursday 9 July at 3.00pm
7 July 2020
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Committee hears from legal experts on access to justice during COVID-19
The Constitution Committee hears evidence on Wednesday 1 July at 10.30am
30 June 2020
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Post-Brexit devolution challenges highlighted by Agriculture Bill
The Committee publishes its report on the Agriculture Bill
23 June 2020
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Committee continues to investigate the impact of COVID-19 on Parliament
The Constitution Committee hears evidence on Wednesday 17 June at 10.30am
16 June 2020
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Fast-tracking permanent changes to the law is “inappropriate”, says Constitution Committee
Report on the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill published
12 June 2020
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Committee calls for evidence into COVID-19's impact on Parliament
Constitution Committee launches call for evidence on COVID-19's impact on Parliament
12 June 2020
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COVID-19 no excuse for ignoring the constitutional challenges of Brexit
The Constitution Committee publishes report on Brexit legislation: constitutional issues
9 June 2020
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Committee calls for evidence into COVID-19's impact on the courts
Constitution Committee launches call for evidence on COVID-19 and the courts inquiry
8 June 2020
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Experts discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the courts
The Constitution Committee takes expert evidence in its Covid-19 inquiry
1 June 2020
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Planned new Government legal powers “unjustified and ill-considered”
Government Bill contains unjustifiable clauses, say Lords Committee
4 May 2020
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President of the Supreme Court to give evidence to the Constitution Committee
President of the Supreme Court questioned by Committee on Wednesday 4 March 2020 at 10.30am
4 March 2020
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Committee examines fast-track Terrorist Offenders (Restriction of Early Release) Bill
Report on the Terrorist Offenders (Restriction of Early Release) Bill published
20 February 2020
Total results 144 (page 1 of 8)