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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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These pages only show information for this committee from the start of 2020 onwards. Earlier information can be found on the previous version of the UK Parliament website.

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Reports, special reports and government responses

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6th Report - Revision of the Cabinet Manual
Inquiry Revision of the Cabinet Manual
Committees Constitution Committee
HL Paper 34
Report
Response to this report
Letter from Baroness Drake to the Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil Service and Minister for the Union, on the Government Response to the House of Lords' Constitution Committee report on the Revision of the Cabinet Manual (6th Report, Session 2021-22, HL Paper 34), 16 May 2022
Correspondence
Response to this report
Government response to the Committee's report on Revision of the Cabinet Manual, 7 February 2022
Government Response
14th Report - Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill
Work Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill (Legislative scrutiny)
Committees Constitution Committee
HL Paper 174
Report
13th Report - Elections Bill
Work Elections Bill (Legislative scrutiny)
Committees Constitution Committee
HL Paper 164
Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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25 May 2022
Inquiry Role of the Lord Chancellor and the Law Officers
Witnesses Lord Judge (former Lord Chief Justice and Head (2008-13) at Judiciary of England and Wales), and Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd (former Lord Chief Justice and Head (2013-17) at Judiciary of England and Wales)
Committees Constitution Committee
Oral Evidence
18 May 2022
Work Annual evidence session with the Lord Chief Justice (Regular evidence sessions)
Witnesses The Rt Hon the Lord Burnett of Maldon (Lord Chief Justice and Head at Judiciary of England and Wales, and President at Courts of England and Wales)
Committees Constitution Committee
Oral Evidence
27 April 2022
Inquiry Role of the Lord Chancellor and the Law Officers
Witnesses Lord Keen of Elie (former Advocate General of Scotland (2015-20) at Office of the Advocate General for Scotland, former Lords Spokesperson (2016-20) at Ministry of Justice, and former Lords Spokesperson (2016) at Home Office)
Committees Constitution Committee
Oral Evidence
RLC0017 - Role of the Lord Chancellor and the Law Officers
Witnesses Society of Labour Lawyers
Committees Constitution Committee
Written Evidence
RLC0018 - Role of the Lord Chancellor and the Law Officers
Witnesses The Bar Council
Committees Constitution Committee
Written Evidence
RLC0019 - Role of the Lord Chancellor and the Law Officers
Witnesses Attorney General's Office
Committees Constitution Committee
Written Evidence

Contact us

  • Email: constitution@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 5960 (committee staff) | 020 7219 8286 (Press Officer)
  • Address: Constitution Committee, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW