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Economic Affairs Committee

Lords Select Committee

The Economic Affairs Committee is a House of Lords permanent investigative committee charged with considering economic affairs.

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Economic Affairs Committee launches new inquiry on the sustainability of the UK’s national debt
Economic Affairs Committee launches new inquiry on sustainability of the national debt
8 December 2023
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Reforms needed to improve the Bank of England’s performance and accountability, says new Lords report
Economic Affairs Committee publishes its report 'Making an independent Bank of England work better'.
27 November 2023
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The Bank of England: how is independence working? Economic Affairs Committee launches inquiry
Economic Affairs Committee launches inquiry into how the independence of the Bank of England is working.
3 March 2023
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Early retirement and our ageing population are causing labour shortages, says Lords report
Economic Affairs Committee publishes report into the UK labour supply
20 December 2022
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Where have all the workers gone? Economic Affairs Committee launches new inquiry
Economic Affairs Committee launches new inquiry on labour shortages
28 July 2022
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Energy security and net zero delivery plan needed, says Lords report
Economic Affairs Committee publishes its report 'Investing in energy: price, security, and the transition to net zero'
21 July 2022
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Energy supply and investment inquiry launched by Economic Affairs Committee
Economic Affairs Committee launch inquiry into UK energy supply and investment
10 February 2022
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Central bank digital currencies: a solution in search of a problem? Report published
Economic Affairs Committee publishes its report on Central bank digital currencies.
13 January 2022
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Central Bank Digital Currencies inquiry launched by Lords Economic Affairs Committee
Economic Affairs Committee launches inquiry on Central Bank Digital Currencies
17 September 2021
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Bank of England must spell out the risks of quantitative easing, says Lords report
The Economic Affairs Committee publishes its report ‘Quantitative easing: a dangerous addiction?’
16 July 2021
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Quantitative Easing inquiry launched by Lords Economic Affairs Committee
Economic Affairs Committee launch new inquiry into quantitative easing
27 January 2021
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Social care funding report debated in House of Lords
Lords debate 'Social care funding: time to end a national scandal' report
26 January 2021
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New job creation plan needed to prevent New Year spike in unemployment
The Economic Affairs Committee publishes its report ‘Employment and COVID-19: time for a new deal’.
14 December 2020
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Tax avoidance measures and new tax checks to be investigated by Lords committee
The Finance Bill Sub-Committee issue call for evidence
16 September 2020
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How should the UK protect and create jobs amidst COVID-19?
4 September 2020
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Employment and COVID-19 inquiry launched by Lords Economic Affairs Committee
Inquiry on employment and COVID-19 launched by Lords Committee
3 August 2020
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Substantial reform of Universal Credit needed to protect the most vulnerable
Lords Committee report calling for reform of Universal Credit published
31 July 2020
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Report on Universal Credit will publish this Friday
The Economic Affairs Committee report on Universal Credit will publish on Friday 31 July
27 July 2020
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Will Universal Credit change in light of Covid-19?
Economic Affairs Committee takes evidence on Universal Credit on Tuesday 2 June at 3.00pm
29 May 2020
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Universal Credit claimants give evidence on lived experience
Economic Affairs Committee takes evidence on Universal Credit on Tuesday 26 May at 3pm
22 May 2020
Total results 233 (page 1 of 12)