House of Lords Media Notices - 2016

Lord Speaker appoints new committee to deliver a smaller House of Lords

20 Dec 2016
Committee to examine methods to reduce the size of the House

Lords call for bold steps to build on UK’s science success

20 Dec 2016
Government must attract leaders to pursue career in the UK

Lords to debate report on press regulation

19 Dec 2016
Report, Press Regulation: where are we now, found that there were a number of issues about the current regulatory regime that required further clarification

Are EU migration figures fit for purpose? Lords to investigate

19 Dec 2016
Office for National Statistics to give evidence

Chief ministers from Crown Dependencies to meet Lords

19 Dec 2016
Lords investigate the impact of Brexit on these islands?

Risks and opportunities for the fishing industry from Brexit – Lords EU committee 

19 Dec 2016
Fishing industry must not be marginalised in UK Brexit negotiations

Risk to UK if police lose access to EU security tools, Lords Brexit report warns

16 Dec 2016
Brexit: future UK-EU Security and Police Cooperation report published

Lords seeking evidence on delegated powers before the ‘Great Repeal Bill’ is introduced

14 Dec 2016
Constitution committee launches call for evidence

Protect EU citizens’ rights in withdrawal agreement, lords say

14 Dec 2016
Government “under heavy moral obligation” to provide certainty to EU citizens

Government’s response to housing report ‘inadequate’ to deal with the scale of the crisis – Lords Economic Affairs Committee 

13 Dec 2016
Government’s response to housing report ‘inadequate’ to deal with the scale of the crisis – Lords Economic Affairs Committee 

How will curbs on EU migration affect UK businesses and industries? Lords to investigate

13 Dec 2016
CBI, NHS Employers, National Farmers Union and others to give evidence

House of lords International Relations Committee to question Jack Straw on the Middle East

12 Dec 2016
Former Foreign Secretary gives evidence on second Gulf War

Culture secretary Karen Bradley quizzed by Lords committee

9 Dec 2016
The Committee will also hear from IMPRESS on press regulation

Two government ministers give evidence to Lords licensing committee

9 Dec 2016
Licensing Act Committee to ask about public health, enforcement and price controls

How will the Government respond to financial exclusion? Lords to ask ministers  

9 Dec 2016
Committee to hear from Lord Freud, Nick Gibb MP and Simon Kirby MP

How will the UK and the EU cooperate on laws post Brexit? Lords to investigate

9 Dec 2016
EU Justice Committee investigating civil justice cooperation

What solutions do government and opposition parties have for long-term health funding and planning?

8 Dec 2016
Lords NHS sustainability committee to hold evidence sessions on 13 December

Former Ministers to give evidence on the effectiveness of pre-legislative scrutiny

5 Dec 2016
Lords take evidence into the law making process

Lords Committee investigate how to manage EU migration post-Brexit

5 Dec 2016
Migration Watch, IPPR, TUC and Unite to give evidence

Financial Conduct Authority, Nationwide and M&S Bank to give evidence on financial exclusion

5 Dec 2016
Enquiry continues into access to mainstream financial services

Lords explore issue of political reform in the Middle East

5 Dec 2016
Lords Committee inquiry into transformation of power in region examines trend towards non-intervention

Press regulation: Lords to investigate further developments

2 Dec 2016
Hacked Off, IPSO and others to give evidence on press regulation

Lords Brexit week starts 12 December 

2 Dec 2016
Lords EU Committee to publish a report a day for six days on UK priorities for Brexit

Lords to hear from live music industry on effectiveness of Licensing Act

2 Dec 2016
Licensing Act Committee to explore issues such as regulation and residential concerns

How will UK laws change after Brexit? Lords launch new inquiry

2 Dec 2016
EU Justice Sub-Committee to investigate civil justice cooperation

Minister tio give evidence to Lords committee on charities

1 Dec 2016
Committee holds final two days of evidence gathering on inquiry into the sector

Lords Committee on long-term sustainability of the NHS enters final month of evidence

30 Nov 2016
Committee to hear from Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Simon Stevens and Dr Sarah Wollaston MP and others

Lords launch new inquiry into EU migration post Brexit

28 Nov 2016
Could the current right of 'free movement' be replaced?

Could Manchester be a model for the future of the NHS?

25 Nov 2016
Evidence session of the committee on the Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS

Lords committee to hear evidence from Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy officials

25 Nov 2016
Peers continue inquiry on 'The Economics of UK Energy Policy'

How can the internet be made a safer and better place for children? Lords to ask ministers

25 Nov 2016
Lords Communications Committee to examine Government policy

Lords to ask: what is the impact of licensing laws on the night-time economy?

24 Nov 2016
Licensing Act Committee to discuss security, alcohol-related crime and the Night Tube

Google and Twitter give evidence to Lords committee on charities

24 Nov 2016
Committee to look at importance of a digital presence in the sector

Lords to question expert on climate change policy after Brexit

21 Nov 2016
Committee on Climate Change to give evidence

Lords Committee to explore the effectiveness of teaching children how to manage money

21 Nov 2016
Enquiry into financial exclusion and access to financial services

Google and Facebook discuss children’s online safety with Lords Committee

18 Nov 2016
Lords Communications Committee inquiry looking at children and the internet

What impact will Trump have on the Middle East?

18 Nov 2016
Lords Committee inquiry into transformation of power in region looks at US influence

What is the future for the NHS? Lords to ask the Royal Colleges

18 Nov 2016
Enquiry continues into the long-term sustainability of the NHS

Lords to question ministers on development of driverless vehicles

18 Nov 2016
How will people interact with the new technology?

Lords Committee on charities to explore role of local government

17 Nov 2016
Select Committee to look at innovation and changes in funding

Ofgem and National Grid to answer Lords Committee questions on the future of the energy market

17 Nov 2016
Enquiry into the economics of the UK's energy policy

Lords to ask supermarkets – should the law on alcohol sales be changed?

17 Nov 2016
Committee to ask about pre-loading, super-strength alcohol, and online ordering

Can technology solve financial exclusion? Lords to ask experts

14 Nov 2016
Financial technology companies and Lloyds Bank give evidence

Lords to debate effects of immigration policy on overseas students

14 Nov 2016
Attracting global academic talent to the UK

Does the internet damage children's mental health?

11 Nov 2016
Lords Communications Committee looks at issues such as excessive screen time and self-esteem

Lords energy inquiry to hear on the latest developments in technology

11 Nov 2016
Economic Affairs Committee will question witnesses from the energy sector

Is NHS funding sustainable? Lords to hear from hospital trust chief executives and Royal College of GPs

11 Nov 2016
Lords committee continues inquiry into NHS sustainability

Lords to question Sir Julian King on progress of Security Union

11 Nov 2016
EU Commissioner will give evidence to EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee

How important is philanthropy? Lords committee asks

11 Nov 2016
Lords Committee on Charities also investigates impact of digital innovation

Is London prepared for driverless cars? Lords to investigate

11 Nov 2016
Transport for London and Highways England to give evidence

Long awaited Government response to Built Environment report published

10 Nov 2016
Lords committee chairman expresses disappointment at delay

UK policy on Middle East – Gulf experts give evidence

7 Nov 2016
Lords International Relations Committee inquiry hears from expert analysts

What is the connection between financial exclusion and mental health? Lords to ask money saving expert Martin Lewis

4 Nov 2016
Evidence session to focus on obstacles faced by those with poor mental health

When will we see driverless cars on UK roads? Lords to investigate

4 Nov 2016
Lords assess UK car trials, along with EU and global regulations

Lords Charities Committee to quiz devolved nations

4 Nov 2016
Charity bodies and regulators from Northern Ireland and Scotland to give evidence

Economic Affairs Committee Chairman presses government again for answers on student loans system

4 Nov 2016
Lords request clarification from Universities Minister on the Government's policy

What is the police view of current licensing legislation?

3 Nov 2016
Lords Committee to quiz police associations and legal experts

How bad is morale in the NHS? Lords to ask unions and BMA

3 Nov 2016
Lords assess the pressures on NHS staff

Brexit will have a significant impact on the UK’s role within the UN, says lords report

2 Nov 2016
International Relations Committee finds UN peacekeeping in need of reform

Lords committee to quiz the creative, retail, education, tourism and healthcare sectors

1 Nov 2016
EU Internal Market Sub-Committee investigates impact of Brexit on UK trade

What does Nissan decision mean for UK car manufacturers? Lords committee asks

1 Nov 2016
Lords EU Committee inquiry to quiz motor manufacturers, as well as aerospace industry

Too soon to judge EVEL – extended trial period required

1 Nov 2016
Lords Constitution Committee say Brexit-related votes may provide appropriate ‘stress test’ for EVEL

Lords to question Crown Prosecution Service on UK security after Brexit

31 Oct 2016
Enquiry focuses on the operational priorities for the CPS

Lords to debate report on unaccompanied migrant children in the EU

31 Oct 2016
Report, “Children in Crisis”, found that unaccompanied migrant children were being systematically let down by the EU and its Member States, including the UK

Constitution Committee to open inquiry into the legislative process 

31 Oct 2016
First evidence sesssion focuses on the preparation of legislation for parliament

UK policy on Middle East – what are the long-term plans for Iraq?

31 Oct 2016
Lords International Relations Committee inquiry hears from Foreign Office

Governance of Charities: How good is their leadership, Lords ask

31 Oct 2016
Lords Committee explores governance and role of trustees

Lords to hear evidence on environment and climate change policy after Brexit

31 Oct 2016
Lords question environmental experts on future challenges

Lords committee asks legal experts about effectiveness of Licensing Act

28 Oct 2016
Licensing Act 2003 Committee continues investigation into how well legislation is working

Lords Committee on Financial Exclusion to hear from Brighthouse and Consumer Finance Association 

28 Oct 2016
Enquiry continues into personal debt and short term credit

Is the NHS staffed for the future? Is mental health still a cinderella service? Lords to ask experts

28 Oct 2016
Evidence session on future challenges for NHS workforce and mental health services

DExEU Minister David Jones to answer questions on EU summit

28 Oct 2016
Lords EU Select committee session will cover recent meeting of the European Council

BBC and Ofcom give evidence to Lords inquiry on children and the internet

28 Oct 2016
Communications Committee asks who is responsible for child safety

What are the advantages of driverless cars? Lords to investigate

28 Oct 2016
Is the UK ready for the deployment of driverless cars?

Taking the nuclear option: is it the solution to the UK’s energy needs?

27 Oct 2016
Evidence session on the construction and finance of Hinkely Point Power Station

How will Brexit affect UK trade in goods?

25 Oct 2016
Experts from food and drink, oil and petroleum industries to give evidence

Brexit: How will the professional business services and aviation sectors be affected?

25 Oct 2016
Enquiry continues into UK's trade services' negotiation priorities

Lords Committee on Financial Exclusion to hear from Local Government Association and Citizens Advice

24 Oct 2016
Lords Committee on Financial Exclusion to hear from Local Government Association and Citizens Advice

Lords quiz mobile and internet companies on safety controls

24 Oct 2016
Communications Committee continues investigation into children and the internet

Lords to investigate impact of Brexit on counter terrorism

24 Oct 2016
Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee to investigate impact of Brexit on counter terrorism

Lords to investigate environment and climate change policy after Brexit

24 Oct 2016
EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee investigate environment and climate change policy after Brexit

Lords to question French Ambassador on rights of EU citizens post-Brexit

21 Oct 2016
EU Justice Sub-Committee continues inquiry into consequences of EU withdrawal

Jo Johnson to be quizzed on implications of Brexit for UK science

21 Oct 2016
Lords Science and Technology Committee meets with government minister as part of ongoing inquiry

Frank Field, David Willetts and Steve Webb among stellar cast of witnesses to give evidence on NHS funding

21 Oct 2016
Lords NHS Sustainability Committee to hear from witnesses on 25 October

Charities Committee looks at role of social enterprise and investment

20 Oct 2016
Investors and enterprises to give evidence to Lords Committee

Brexit and the Bank of England: Governor to answer Lords Committee questions

20 Oct 2016
Lords' evidence session focuses on economic consequences of Brexit

Lords committee looks at impact of licensing laws on health

20 Oct 2016
Licensing Act Committee hears from health experts

Parliament should scrutinise Brexit as it happens, not ‘after the fact’

20 Oct 2016
Lords' report urges active role for Parliament in Brexit negotiations

Lords International Relations committee asks for evidence on Middle East

17 Oct 2016
Peers launch inquiry on UK policy in the region

Lords to investigate impact of Brexit on UK’s trade in services with the EU

17 Oct 2016
New inquiry takes evidence from key service sectors

Lords examine post-Brexit trade in goods with new inquiry

17 Oct 2016
EU Committee to ask if multinational employers in the UK might leave

Lords to quiz ministers on plans for police and security co-operation post Brexit

17 Oct 2016
Enquiry continues into sustaining UK-EU co-operation

Should schools do more to teach internet safety?

17 Oct 2016
Lords Communications Committee looks at issue of pupils’ awareness

What impact are charities having?

14 Oct 2016
Lords Select Committee on Charities asks how the sector can measure its success

Lords to report on Parliament’s role in scrutinising Brexit

14 Oct 2016
EU Committee's recommendations on Parliament's supporting role

Lords Licensing Act Committee asks pubs, hotels and small businesses for views on regulation

14 Oct 2016
Represenatives give their views on current licensing system

City Minister to be quizzed on Brexit by Lords Committee

14 Oct 2016
Evidence session on Brexit's impact on financial service sector

Lords to question Polish and Romanian Ambassadors on rights of EU citizens post Brexit

14 Oct 2016
Inquiry continues into safeguarding the rights of EU citizens

Secure and affordable energy v decarbonisation: Is the Government getting the balance right?

13 Oct 2016
Evidence session on the Government's energy policy

Is there a health funding crisis? Lords to quiz NHS chiefs

13 Oct 2016
Lords takes evidence on long-term sustainability of the NHS

Lords to debate role of libraries and independent bookshops in the UK

11 Oct 2016
Lords discuss their contribution to local communities, and ways to safeguard their future

Lords to debate grammar schools and selective education

11 Oct 2016
Government's proposed extension of grammer schools debated by Lords

How should UK policy adapt to a new Middle East, Lords ask

10 Oct 2016
International Relations Committee starts new inquiry looking at developments in the region

Ministers to give evidence to Lords post-Brexit trade inquiry

10 Oct 2016
Lords investigates the Government's negotiation position with the EU post-Brexit

Lords to investigate UK participation in Europol and the European arrest warrant post Brexit

10 Oct 2016
Lords takes evidence from police and national crime agencies

Residents give their views of licensing laws to Lords inquiry

7 Oct 2016
Lords Licensing Committee to hear from residents associations and Citizens Advice

Lords committee examines the role of charities in civil society

7 Oct 2016
Select Committee on Charities to hear from RSA and The Baring Foundation

How safe are children from the dangers of the internet?

7 Oct 2016
Lords Communications Committee looks at awareness, industry responsibility and the role of schools, as part of inquiry into children and the internet

Lords to question Foreign and Commonwealth Office on legality of EU sanctions

7 Oct 2016
EU Justice Sub Committee takes evidence on the fairness of EU sanctions, Brexit

Lords to debate sexual violence in conflict: A war crime

7 Oct 2016
Lords discuss reducing conflict-related sexual violence

Deputy Governor of the Bank of England to give evidence on Brexit impact to Lords Committee

6 Oct 2016
Lords EU Financial Affairs Sub-committee takes evidence from the Deputy Governor of the Bank of England

Decarbonisation: Has the Government got it right?

6 Oct 2016
Ecconomic Affairs Committee takes evidence on Decarbonisation

How will Brexit affect Northern Ireland? Lords to ask James Brokenshire

6 Oct 2016
EU Select Committee take evidence from James Brokenshire

Lords announces major new inquiry into the process of law-making

16 Sep 2016
Constitution Committee requests submissions for written evidence

Lords Committee launches inquiry into driverless vehicles

15 Sep 2016
Science and Technology Committee calls written evidence

What will Brexit mean for the UK's financial services sector?

13 Sep 2016
Lords takes evidence from financial experts on implications of Brexit

Lords committee to question leaders of the Commons and Lords on impact of EVEL

12 Sep 2016
Constitution Committee take evidence on EVEL

What are the risks to children from the internet?

12 Sep 2016
Communications Committee continues inquiry into children and the internet

Lords to question George Eustice MP on future of UK fisheries after Brexit

12 Sep 2016
EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee will continue its short inquiry

Lords to hear from Financial Inclusion Commission, Age UK and Disability Rights UK

12 Sep 2016
Committee takes evidence as part of ongoing inquiry

Lords to investigate how to keep the UK safe outside the EU

12 Sep 2016
Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee looks into UK security post Brexit

David Davis to give evidence on Brexit to Lords EU Committee

9 Sep 2016
Peers question Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

Lords International Relations Committee to hear from Foreign Office Minister

9 Sep 2016
Committee continues investigation into priorities for the next UN Secretary-General

Lords to investigate rights of EU citizens post Brexit

9 Sep 2016
EU Justice Sub-Committee begins inquiry into consequences of EU withdrawal

Leading scientists to provide evidence on implications of Brexit for UK science

8 Sep 2016
Assessment of Brexit's impact on research funding and future opportunies

Lords to take evidence on UK-EU trade post-brexit

5 Sep 2016
Lords committees investigate UK-EU trade following June’s referendum

Lords committee to hear evidence on what BREXIT will mean for the UK’s financial sector

5 Sep 2016
EU Financial Affairs committee hear evidence on BREXIT

Lords Committe on NHS sustainability to hear from Nuffield Trust

5 Sep 2016
Members of the Lords to take evidence from trust's chief economist

What does the future hold for UK fisheries post Brexit? Lords to investigate

5 Sep 2016
EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee inquiry

Lords Licensing Act Committee to quiz licensing bodies and off-trade

2 Sep 2016
Committee to investigate issues of home delivery, street drinking, and under age sales

Chancellor Philip Hammond to face Lords Economic Affairs Committee questions

1 Sep 2016
New Chancellor’s first Committee appearance

Brexit - what now? The scrutiny starts here 

31 Aug 2016
Lords EU Committee holds evidence sessions to scrutinise the Brexit processs

'Children in crisis' - we are failing unaccompanied child migrants in the EU says lords report

26 Jul 2016
UK must take in its share – its reluctance so far is ‘deplorable’

Lords Financial Exclusion Committee want to hear from you

22 Jul 2016
Call for evidence on causes and impact of financial exclusion

Parliament must have role in scrutinising Brexit negotiations, say Lords

22 Jul 2016
Scrutiny will ensure an ‘audit trail’ for future generations

Has UK energy policy led to market failures? Lords to investigate

21 Jul 2016
Lords Economic Affiars Committee invites evidence

Lords Select Committee on Charities calls for evidence

21 Jul 2016
Sustainability and challenges of the Charity Sector investigated

How can we ensure a sustainable future for the NHS? Lords to investigate

19 Jul 2016
Enquiry into future challenges for the NHS

Too much information? Lords to investigate children and the internet

18 Jul 2016
New inquiry to explore risks, opportunities and regulation

How will Brexit affect environmental policy?

18 Jul 2016
Environmental concerns over leaving the EU

Lords Licensing Act committee asks think tanks if legislation is working

15 Jul 2016
Insitute of Alcohol Studies to be questioned on 2003 law

Is it time for ‘Britcoin’? Lords to ask Bank of England  

15 Jul 2016
Ecconomic Affairs Committee to take evidence from Bank of England

Lords International Relations Committee to question Commonwealth Secretary-General

15 Jul 2016
Lords discuss future role of the Commonwealth and UK's role within it

What more can banks do to tackle financial exclusion? Barclays and Co-op to give evidence

15 Jul 2016
What are banks doing to ease the problem of financial exclusion

Brexit – now what for UK science?

15 Jul 2016
Lords Committee to examine implications of leave vote

Lords to hear from NHS England on NHS long-term future

15 Jul 2016
Lords takes evidence from leading health tanks on the sustainability of the NHS

How will universal credit impact on financial exclusion?

11 Jul 2016
Evidence session continues to examine financial exclusion and payday loans

Lords to hear from Department of Health officials on NHS funding

11 Jul 2016
Senior health officials give evidence on long-term sustainability of NHS

Don’t privatise Channel 4, urges Lords Committee

11 Jul 2016
Privatisation could jeopardise its diversity, news, film production and regional output, Lords Communication Committee warns

Lords committee hears from charity umbrella bodies

8 Jul 2016
What needs to be done to sustain the charity sector?

How might Brexit affect energy and climate change policy? Lords to question experts

8 Jul 2016
Scientists questioned on impact of Brexit on climate change policies

Lords committee to scrutinise role of DFID research and development

8 Jul 2016
DFID’s Chief Scientific Adviser to give evidence

New Lords international relations committee ask for evidence on UN Secretary-General

7 Jul 2016
Inquiry to investigate UK priorities for sucessor to Ban Ki-moon

New Lords Committee on financial exclusion to open inquiry

4 Jul 2016
First evidence session held on access to mainstream financial services

Lords Committee to question Charity Commission

1 Jul 2016
First session of new inquiry by Lords Select Committee on Charities

Head of Whitehall Brexit unit faces Lords questions on EU withdrawal

1 Jul 2016
Committee discusses the implications of Brexit

Lords Committee calls on Government to scrap merger plans for innovate UK

1 Jul 2016
Integrating Innovate UK with UK Research and Innovation would be ‘highly damaging’

What did you just eat? Lords EU Committee to take evidence on food fraud

1 Jul 2016
Session discusses the resilience of the food system

Licensing Act 2003 – Lords to ask: what happened to ‘café culture’?

1 Jul 2016
Lords Committee launches new inquiry into effectiveness of legislation

Lords to question Chris Bryant on EVEL

28 Jun 2016
Constitution Committee takes evidence on English Votes for English Laws

Lords EU Committee says urgent consideration now needed on future relationship with the EU, following vote to leave

24 Jun 2016
Committee claims future relationship must be productive and beneficial

Lords to hear from Pete Wishart and Tom Brake on the impact of EVEL

15 Jun 2016
English Votes for English Laws inquiry

Lords to investigate EU plans to reform asylum system

10 Jun 2016
EU Committee short investigation

Lords to debate EU issues- from EU reform to science to migration

10 Jun 2016
Lords committee reports to be discussed

Lords Committee inquiry into Innovate UK hears from Science Minister

10 Jun 2016
Chief Executive of Innovate UK also to give evidence

Lords to debate committee report on EU security strategy

6 Jun 2016
committee report on EU security strategy

Lords Committee inquiry on Innovate UK to hold first evidence session

3 Jun 2016
House of Lords also to debate Science and Technology Committee report into GM insects

Lords appoint new permanent committee to investigate international relations

27 May 2016
First enquiry likely to be announced in July 2015

Piecemeal approach to devolution has placed the Union under threat - Lords Committee

25 May 2016
Constitution Committee delivers warning in new report

Lords committee to investigate Innovate UK

20 May 2016
Science and Technology Committee launches short enquiry

Lord Speaker to visit Cardiff

18 May 2016
Baroness D'Souza will speak to community groups in Welsh capital

Time to reform agricultural focus on the provision of public goods - Lords EU Committee

16 May 2016
Report published on resilience of farming sector

EU efforts are failing to disrupt people smugglers in the Central Med, say Lords

13 May 2016
But naval mission is playing vital role in saving lives

Lords to question senior home office official over scrutiny failures

9 May 2016
EU Committee will question the Home Office Permanent Secretary

Government should think again on British Bill of Rights

9 May 2016
Lords EU Justice Committe publishes report on proposals

Lords say Brexit would take years

4 May 2016
Rights of some two million UK citizens abroad would be unclear, says report

Secretary of State for Culture John Whittingdale MP to give evidence to Lords inquiry into Channel 4

25 Apr 2016
Boss of Channel 4 also to be witness on issues such as privatisation, safeguarding news, and the portrayal of under-represented groups, among others

Lords Committee to hear evidence on current legal issues from Lord Chief Justice

25 Apr 2016
Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd to give evidence to Consitution Committee

Lords to ask Government about safety of drones

20 Apr 2016
Transport Minister Robert Goodwill to be quizzed by Lords EU committee

Lords urge better protection for users of online platforms

20 Apr 2016
Urgent investigation into online travel agents needed

EU membership sees UK businesses lose out while universities reap rewards, says lords report

20 Apr 2016
Brexit could significantly diminish UK influence on EU science policy

Lords question children’s commissioner and government ministers on unaccompanied minors in the EU

18 Apr 2016
Evidence given to the Lords Committee investigating unaccompanied minors in the EU

Lords inquiry into Channel 4 investigates implications of privatisation

15 Apr 2016
David Elstein and a broadcasting campaign group among witnesses

Lords Privileges and Conduct Committee publishes report on conduct of Lord Bhatia

15 Apr 2016
Committee recommends Lord Bhatia be suspended for eight months

Mark Carney to give evidence to Lords Economic Affairs Committee

15 Apr 2016
Lords Committee to hear from Governor of the Bank of England

Sexual violence in conflict: a war crime

12 Apr 2016
Lords Committee say momentum of Prevention of Sexual Violence Initiative must not be lost

Lords question local authorities and law enforcement agencies on unaccompanied minors in the EU

12 Apr 2016
Home Affairs Sub-Committee to hear from National Crime Agency

Lords Committee starts inquiry into the future of Channel 4

11 Apr 2016
Industry analysts and Ofcom officials to give evidence

Government should draw on support from across the political spectrum in making the case for EU membership, says Lords report

30 Mar 2016
Spell out the Government’s vision for a reformed EU ahead of referendum, urge peers

Government inaction is failing disabled people, says Lords report

24 Mar 2016
From taxis to sports grounds, from housing to the law courts, Lords Committee says disabled people are being let down

How sustainable is Channel 4? Lords to investigate

23 Mar 2016
Communications Committee launches new enquiry

Two Lords committees say Strathclyde Review recommendations would benefit Government at the expense of Parliament

23 Mar 2016
Constitution Committee and Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee publish reports

Lords question academics and NGOs on unaccompanied minors in the EU

21 Mar 2016
EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee take evidence from academics

Foreign Office to give evidence to Lords Committee investigating people smuggling in the Med

15 Mar 2016
Session will include examination of new EU-Turkey deal

Legal practitioners to give evidence on unaccompanied minors in the EU

14 Mar 2016
The Committee will explore a number of issues

Lords Committee to quiz Ofcom Chief

7 Mar 2016
Communications Committee to take evidence in one off-session

Strathclyde Review

4 Mar 2016
Lords Committee to hear from Earl Howe and Lord Strathclyde

Most taxpayers unaware of important and imminent changes to the tax system

4 Mar 2016
Forthcoming changes to the taxation of savings and dividends are complex, confusing and poorly communicated

Lords to ask – what are the legal issues of the UK leaving the EU?

3 Mar 2016
How long would it take to complete a UK exit

Former chief economist at ECB to give evidence to Lords Committee exploring economic and monetary union within the EU

1 Mar 2016
Committee to hear German perspective from economics expert Otmar Issing

"Strathclyde Review" - Lords Committee to hear from Lord Wallace of Tankerness

29 Feb 2016
Lords Committee to take evidence on "Strathclyde Review"

Lords Economic Affairs Committee to question Bank of England and lenders on economics of the housing market

26 Feb 2016
Peers will also take evidence from the Federation of Master Builders

How does EU membership influence UK science? Lords Committee hears from referendum science campaign groups

26 Feb 2016
Science and Technology Committee to hear from Scientists for EU

Reith not revolution says Lords

24 Feb 2016
Lords Committee report on BBC inquiry

Tackling people smuggling in the Med - Lords launch inquiry into EU naval mission

24 Feb 2016
Lords Committee to hear from Amnesty International and MSF

Treasury minister to give evidence to Lords Committee exploring economic and monetary union within the EU

23 Feb 2016
Lords also hear from the Director of Treasury’s Europe department

Minister for Europe to answer questions on Cameron's EU reform deal

22 Feb 2016
Lords Committee asks Government about next steps

Lords to hear from London Housing Commission and Local Government Association on housing affordability

22 Feb 2016
Lords Committee take evidence to continue their inquiry into the economics of the UK housing market.

Lords Committee hears from Foreign Office Chief Scientific Adviser

19 Feb 2016
Committee to ask about impact of EU membership on UK science and research

Government housing policy is short sighted and will not meet objectives - Lords Committee

19 Feb 2016
National Policy for the Built Environment Committee told 240,000 homes needed each year

EU should tackle threats on its doorstep, urges Lords Committee investigating security strategy

16 Feb 2016
Refugee crisis and terrorism “have caught the EU unprepared”, says report

Unaccompanied minors in the EU – Lords inquiry

11 Feb 2016
The Committee would welcome written evidence

Lords Committee question Oliver Letwin on creating a stable long-term territorial settlement for the UK

8 Feb 2016
The evidence will start at 10:30am on Wednesday 10 February

Two Bank of England deputy governors give evidence to Lords Committee exploring economic and monetary union within the EU

8 Feb 2016
The House of Lords EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee is currently holding an inquiry into EMU

Lords committee to hear view from Germany on UK’s proposals for EU reform

5 Feb 2016
Letter from EU Council President Donald Tusk to be discussed

Lords Committee to explore new EU science advice mechanism as well as multinational business perspective

5 Feb 2016
Committee to ask witnesses about impact on UK science and research

"Strathclyde Review" - Lords Committee to hear from Lord Lisvane and Professor Meg Russell

4 Feb 2016
Secondary Legislation Scrunity Committee continues inquiry into review

Committee on Trade Union Bill and Party Funding to take evidence from party officials

3 Feb 2016
Labour Party General Secretary and Liberal Democrat Treasurer among witnesses

Lords to debate EU Capital Markets Union

3 Feb 2016
Lords will debate the Lords EU Committee report

Could banks do more to help farmers? Lords to ask HSBC and Barclays

2 Feb 2016
The role for banks in supporting agriculture and helping farmers manage risk

Lords to take evidence from National Housing Federation and housing associations on UK housing market

1 Feb 2016
Economic Affairs Committee will hear from Chief Executive

Lords to question outgoing chairman of Channel 4

1 Feb 2016
Communications committee to hear from Lord Burns GCB

House of Lords appoints Committee on trade unions and party funding

29 Jan 2016
The Committee has published a Call for Evidence

Justice Secretary Michael Gove faces Lords questions on British Bill of Rights

29 Jan 2016
EU Justice Sub-Committee investigating repeal of Human Rights Act

Lord Speaker to welcome former US President Jimmy Carter to House of Lords

28 Jan 2016
39th US President to take part in lecture series

Are the big building firms land banking? How can they be persauded to build more homes? Lords Committee to question building companies

22 Jan 2016
Economic Affairs Committee to hear from representatives of the Home Builders Federation

Foreign Secretary to be quizzed on referendum timings, migration and EU reform by Lords Committee

22 Jan 2016
Philip Hammond MP to give evidence to Lords inquiry into the Government’s EU reform plans

Lords to ask: how does EU membership influence private research and development?

22 Jan 2016
Committee to ask whether commercial research in Europe has declined as a result of EU regulations

Lords Committee takes evidence on external aspects of the refugee and migration crisis

19 Jan 2016
EU Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee will meet senior FCO officials

Lords Committee exploring economic and monetary union within the EU to hear from expert commentators on European economics

18 Jan 2016
EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee explores potential of Five Presidents' Report

Former chief scientist to the European Commission and key university figures to give evidence to Lords Committee examining impact of EU membership on UK science

15 Jan 2016
Meeting to explore different approaches to scientific evidence and advice as well as the impact of EU membership on UK universities

Constitution Committee to hear from Lord Hain and Lord Salisbury on devolution

12 Jan 2016
Lords Committee to take evidence on the union and devolution

Economic experts to give evidence to Lords Committee exploring economic and monetary union within the EU

11 Jan 2016
Lords Committee investigating issue of strengthening the EMU

Home Secretary to appear before Draft Investigatory Powers Bill Committee

11 Jan 2016
Joint Committee to hear from the Rt Hon. Theresa May MP

Parliament needs greater clarity on effect of key elements of Immigration Bill - Lords Committee

11 Jan 2016
Constitution Committee claims the bill does not define 'genuine obstacle' to failed asylum-seekers leaving UK

Draft Investigatory Powers Bill Committee publishes written evidence

7 Jan 2016
Joint Committee publication includes over 120 evidence submissions

Lords Committee to ask national academies about the impact of EU membership on UK science

7 Jan 2016
Science and Technology Committee also to get view from social science community

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