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This page lists all of the Joint Select Committees
The Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills considers Bills which bring together a number of existing Acts of Parliament on the same subject into one Act without amending the law, although they occasionally contain minor corrections and improvements
The Joint Committee is appointed to consider the draft Protection of Charities Bill
The Joint Committee on Human Rights considers human rights issues in the UK
The Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy is appointed to consider the National Security Strategy
The Joint Committee on the Palace of Westminster is appointed to consider the restoration and renewal project for the Palace of Westminster
The Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments scrutinises statutory instruments made in exercise of powers granted by Act of Parliament
Much of the work of the House of Commons and the House of Lords takes place in committees, which examine issues in detail, from government policy to proposed new laws.
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This short video puts the role of Select Committees under the microscope as MPs and Members of the Lords explain how they hold the Government to account.
Committees, made up of MPs or Lords, examine issues in detail such as new legislation or topics like the economy. Watch democracy in action by attending a public committee session.
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