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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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Reports, special reports and government responses

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1st Report - Making an independent Bank of England work better
Inquiry Bank of England: how is independence working?
HL Paper 10
Report
Response to this report
Letter from Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, to the Chair of the Economic Affairs Committee (30 January 2024)
Government Response
Response to this report
Letter from Andrew Bailey, Governor of the Bank of England, to the Chair of the Economics Affairs Committee (26 January 2024)
Government Response
3rd Report - Draft Finance Bill 2017: Making Tax Digital for Business
HL Paper 137
Report
Response to this report
Letter from Victoria Atkins MP, Financial Secretary at HM Treasury, to the Chair of the Economic Affairs Committee (20 July 2023)
Correspondence
2nd Report - Where have all the workers gone? (20 December 2022)
Inquiry UK labour supply
HL Paper 115
Report
Response to this report
Letter from the Rt Hon Mel Stride MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, to the Chair of the Economic Affairs Committee (26 May 2023)
Government Response
Response to this report
Letter from the Chair of the Economics Affairs Committee to Rt Hon Mel Stride MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (15 May 2023)
Correspondence
Response to this report
Letter to Rt Hon Mel Stride MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, from the Chair of the Economic Affairs Committee (15 May 2023)
Correspondence
Response to this report
Government Response from the Department of Works and Pensions to the UK labour supply inquiry (April 2023)
Government Response

Oral evidence transcripts

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20 February 2024
Inquiry How sustainable is our national debt?
Witnesses Sir Dieter Helm (Professor of Economic Policy at Oxford University), Charles Goodhart CBE FBA (Emeritus Professor of Banking and Finance at London School of Economics (LSE)), and Olivier Blanchard (Senior Fellow at Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE))
Oral Evidence
14 February 2024
Work Governor of the Bank of England 2023-24 (Regular evidence sessions)
Witnesses Andrew Bailey (Governor at Bank of England)
Oral Evidence
13 February 2024
Inquiry How sustainable is our national debt?
Witnesses Carl Emmerson (Deputy Director at Institute of Fiscal Studies), Peder Beck-Friis (Senior Vice President and Economist at PIMCO), and Sonja Gibbs (Head of Sustainable Finance at Institute of International Finance)
Oral Evidence
Common Weal (SND0026)
Inquiry How sustainable is our national debt?
Professor Jo Michell (Professor of Economics at UWE Bristol), and Dr Robert Calvert Jump (Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Methods at University of Greenwich) (SND0025)
Inquiry How sustainable is our national debt?
The Business Services Association (SND0024)
Inquiry How sustainable is our national debt?

Contact us

  • Email: economicaffairs@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 5358 (committee staff) | 020 7219 6640 (Press Officer)
  • Address: Economic Affairs Committee, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW