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Liaison Committee (Lords)

Lords Select Committee

The Liaison Committee advises the House on the resources required for select committee work and allocate resources between select committees; reviews the select committee work of the House; considers requests for Special Inquiry Committees and reports to the House with recommendations to ensure effective co-ordination between the two Houses and to consider the availability of members to serve on committees

Committee news

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Flaws in the licensing system remain unresolved, says new Lords report
The House of Lords Liaison Committee publishes its sixth follow-up report.
11 July 2022
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Committee activity in House of Lords reviewed during 2021-22 Parliamentary Session
The House of Lords Liaison Committee today publishes its report on Committee activity in 2021–22.
7 July 2022
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Action needed to improve citizenship education and civic engagement opportunities Committee says
The House of Lords Liaison Committee publishes its fifth follow-up report; The Ties that Bind: Citizenship and Civic Engagement in the 21st Century Follow-up report.
29 March 2022
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Four new special inquiry committees recommended to House
The House of Lords Liaison Committee recommends four proposals for new special inquiry committees in 2022
19 November 2021
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Key provisions in Equality Act 2010 not implemented
The House of Lords Liaison Committee publishes its fourth follow-up report; The Equality Act 2010: the impact on disabled people Follow-up report
9 September 2021
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2020–21 Select Committee activity reviewed by Liaison Committee
Liaison Committee publishes report on Select Committee activity in 2020-21
14 June 2021
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Government strategy and increased FCA powers needed to prevent financial exclusion
Liaison Committee follow up report on financial exclusion published
24 April 2021
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Common Frameworks Scrutiny Committee recommended to be reappointed
The Liaison Committee publishes it report on the reappointment of the Common Frameworks Committee
11 March 2021
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Committee welcomes progress in the polling industry but calls for ongoing vigilance
The House of Lords Liaison Committee publishes its second follow-up report The politics of polling: an update.
21 December 2020
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No room for government complacency on artificial intelligence
The Liaison Committee publishes the first of its follow-up reports, looking again at Artificial Intelligence
18 December 2020
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Lords Liaison Committee recommends new committees
The Committee recommends the establishment of several new committees, to complete its review of committees
15 December 2020
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Youth unemployment committee recommended to the House
The House of Lords Liaison Committee has published its sixth report of the 2019–21 session, in which it recommends to the House a proposal for a new special inquiry committee in 2021.
15 December 2020
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Common Frameworks Scrutiny Committee recommended by Liaison Committee
Liaison Committee recommends creation of new Common Frameworks Scrutiny Committee
27 July 2020
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Two special inquiry committees recommended to the House
Lords Liaison Committee publish report on new special inquiry committees
21 July 2020
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2019–20 Select Committee activity reviewed by Liaison Committee
Lords Liaison Committee publishes its report on Committee activity in 2019–20
17 July 2020
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Creation of COVID-19 Committee recommended by Lords Liaison Committee
Lords Liaison Committee recommends dedicated Covid-19 Committee
1 May 2020
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Proposals sought for 2020–21 special inquiry committees
Special inquiry committee proposals for 2020–21 are sought from Members of the House of Lords
7 February 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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Review of investigative and scrutiny committees report published
Liaison Committee recommends new Public Services Committee
17 July 2019
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2018–19 Select Committee activity reviewed by Liaison Committee
Lords Liaison Committee publishes its report on Committee activity in 2018-19
10 June 2019
Total results 62 (page 1 of 4)