LORDS

President and Deputy President of the Supreme Court

On Wednesday 8 July the House of Lords Constitution Committee held a one-off evidence session with Lord Neuberger and Baroness Hale.

Witnesses

Wednesday 8 July, Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster.

  • Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, President, Supreme Court
  • Baroness Hale of Richmond, Deputy President, Supreme Court

Topics

The session focused on:

  • the work of the Supreme Court, including how the President intends to exercise his right to make written representations to Parliament
  • the relationship between Parliament and the Supreme Court
  • relations between the Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Publications

  • Close

    Glossary

    • Reports and associated evidence - reports and evidence featuring written submissions and corrected oral evidence published at the conclusion of Committee inquiries. Evidence is periodically updated over the course of an inquiry and is not finalised until the relevant Report is published.
    • Uncorrected oral evidence - transcripts of oral evidence not yet approved by the Committee or witnesses.
    • Other oral evidence - corrected transcripts of oral evidence, usually taken for scrutiny purposes or for ad hoc/regular evidence sessions with Ministers.
    • Evidence - written submissions and corrected oral evidence published for scrutiny purposes or for ad hoc/regular evidence sessions with Ministers.
    • Responses to Reports - Government Department and European Commission responses to reports.
    • Call for Evidence - request to submit evidence to a Committee inquiry.
    • Correspondence - correspondence received and sent by the Committee excluding ministerial correspondence.
    • Correspondence with Ministers - Ministerial correspondence received and sent by the Committee.
    • Progress of Scrutiny - records the decisions taken by the EU Committee on European documents that have been deposited in Parliament for scrutiny.