Constitution Committee

Parliamentary scrutiny of treaties inquiry

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Report published 30 April 2019. Government Response published 8 July 2019. Awaiting debate.

Report published

The House of Lords Constitution Committee publishes a report calling for urgent reform to strengthen Parliament's scrutiny of treaties. The Committee describes the current parliamentary processes of treaty scrutiny as limited, anachronistic and inadequate, and recommends the establishment of a new treaty scrutiny committee.

All Parliamentary Scrutiny of Treaties publications

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