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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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Committee news

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Lords to take evidence from Jack Straw MP
10 June 2013
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Lords hear from former Chiefs of the Defence Staff
5 June 2013
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Constitution Committee Sessional Report published for 2012-13
20 May 2013
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Committee launches inquiry into the constitutional arrangements for the use of armed force
13 May 2013
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Government must do more to explain its reasons when it pre-empts Parliament
1 May 2013
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Lords Constitution Committee questions hurried and retrospective Jobseekers Bill
21 March 2013
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Lords takes evidence from President of the Supreme Court
13 February 2013
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Lords Committee questions Treasury Minister Sajid Javid on pre-emption of Parliament
6 February 2013
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Lords Constitution Committee quiz Lord Chief Justice
29 January 2013
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Lords quiz Youth Justice Board
The House of Lords Constitution Committee will this week continue its inquiry into the pre-emption of Parliament by taking evidence from the Youth Justice Board (YJB), a body that the Government intended to abolish in the Public Bodies Bill
21 January 2013
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Committee warns against rush to legislate on Succession to the Crown Bill
21 January 2013
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Lords Committee says Government must provide clarity on new ministerial powers in Growth and Infrastructure Bill
18 January 2013
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Lords Committee to open inquiry into the pre-emption of Parliament
15 January 2013
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Lords Constitution Committee questions Nick Clegg and Chloe Smith
9 January 2013
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Publishers may get insufficient protection under Defamation Bill, says Lords Committee
11 December 2012
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Lords Constitution Committee say Police Complaints Bill may not fulfil its objectives
3 December 2012
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Lord Chancellor questioned by Lords in annual evidence session
21 November 2012
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Civil service changes must not undermine impartiality, warn Lords
20 November 2012
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Agreement on Scottish independence referendum leaves questions to answer, says Peers
13 November 2012
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Francis Maude and Sir Jeremy Heywood to give evidence
18 July 2012
Total results 289 (page 12 of 15)