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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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For information about the work of committees before 2020 please go to inquiries before 2020 and publications before 2020. For information on former committees before 2020, please visit former committees.

Committee news

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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
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Report published on Pension Scheme Bill [HL]
Consitution Commitee reports on the Pension Schemes Bill
13 February 2020
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Report published on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill
The Constitution Committee publishes a report on the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill
14 January 2020
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House of Lords committees following dissolution
Parliament was dissolved on 6 November 2019
6 November 2019
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Implications of Withdrawal Agreement Bill examined
The Constitution Committee publishes an interim report on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill
5 November 2019
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Parliamentarians and academics give their views on the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011
The Constitution Committee hears evidence on Wednesday 23 October at 10.30am
18 October 2019
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Experts discuss the effectiveness of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011
The Constitution Committee hears evidence on Wednesday 4 September at 10.30am
4 September 2019
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Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 - Constitution Committee launches call for evidence
Committee launches call for evidence
25 July 2019
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Committee regrets decision to fast-track Northern Ireland Bill
Fast-tracking Northern Ireland Bill 'constitutionally unacceptable' say Lords
10 July 2019
Total results 262 (page 1 of 14)