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Liaison Committee - Role

In each of the past three years the Liaison Committee has reviewed House of Lords Committee activity towards the end of the Session, when it has also considered proposals from members of the House for new Committee activity.

  • The role of the Liaison Committee is to advise the House on the resources required for select committee work and to allocate resources between select committees;
  • to review the select committee work of the House; to consider requests for ad hoc committees and report to the House with recommendations; to ensure effective co-ordination between the two Houses; and
  • to consider the availability of Lords to serve on committees.

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