Select Committee on the Constitutional Reform Bill


Remit: to consider the Constitutional Reform Bill [HL] and to report on the Bill to the House by Thursday 24 June 2004.


The Select Committee on the Constitutional Reform Bill [HL] concluded its work and reported the Bill to the House on Thursday, 24 June.  The committee met for the first time on Wednesday, 24 March, and met twice-weekly thereafter.

The Committee's Report [HL Paper 125] was published, with accompanying evidence, on Friday, 2 July. 

The Report and the accompanying evidence volume are available online at: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld/ldcref.htm .

The Constitutional Reform Bill [HL] 2003/04 has been re-published with the amendments made by the Select Committee as HL Bill 91 and is available online at: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200304/ldbills/091/2004091.htm.

The Explanatory Notes to the Bill can be found at: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200304/ldbills/030/en/04030x--.htm.  These refer to the Bill as introduced into the House of Lords on 24 February 2004.  This version on the Bill can be read at: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200304/ldbills/030/2004030.pdf.