This page lists all of the other Committees which are not part of the Commons, Lords or Joint Committees
The Administration Estimate Audit Committee has general oversight of the work of internal audit and review on behalf of the House of Commons Commission
Made up of members of the committees on Business, Innovation and Skills; Defence; Foreign Affairs and International Development, the Committees on Arms Export Controls examines the government's policy on strategic export controls
The House of Lords Audit Committee is appointed to consider internal and external audit reports and other material, and to assess management responses
The Committee of Selection is established to nominate Members to serve on General and Select Committees of the House of Commons
The Court of Referees is charged with considering the rights of a petitioner to make a challenge against a Private Bill
The Ecclesiastical Committee examines draft measures presented to it by the Legislative Committee of the General Synod of the Church of England
The Leader's Group on Members Leaving the House to identify options for allowing Members to leave the House of Lords permanently.
The Leader's Group on the Working Practices of the House of Lords was established to consider the working practices of the House and the operation of self-regulation; and to make recommendations.
The Members Estimate Audit Committee has general oversight of the work of internal audit and review relating to the Members Estimate
The Members Estimate Committee considers matters relating to MPs’ pay and allowances on behalf of the House of Commons. It has the same membership as the House of Commons Commission
On 22 January 2013, the House of Lords appointed a Special Public Bill Committee to scrutinise the Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill [HL].
The principal role of the Public Accounts Commission is to examine the National Audit Office Estimates, to consider Reports from the appointed auditor of the National Audit Office, and to report from time to time
The Joint Committee on Security is an advisory committee of members of both Houses appointed by Mr Speaker and the House Committee of the House of Lords to make recommendations to Mr Speaker and the Lord Speaker on the security of the Parliamentary Estate
The Speaker's Committee was established by the same Act of Parliament that created the Electoral Commission
The Speaker’s Conference was appointed to consider, and make recommendations for rectifying, the disparity between the representation of women, ethnic minorities and disabled people in the House of Commons and their representation in the UK population at
The Committee considers the proposed candidates for Chair and members of Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
The Committee is appointed by the Speaker to advise on matters relating to works of art in the House of Commons
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.
For more about the work of a Select Committee - use our A- Z index.
View the latest reports produced by Select Committees.
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.
Find out more about the Intelligence and Security Committee