Gender Balance in the Boardroom

The Sub-Committee's report on Women on Boards was published on Friday 9 November 2012. The report was debated in the House of Lords on Tuesday 13 November.

The Commission published a legislative proposal the next day, on 14 November 2012, which the Committee considered, and issued a reasoned opinion on the grounds that the proposal failed to comply with the principle of subsidiarity.


Later scrutiny work

EU Sub-Committee B returned to this topic, conducting enhanced scrutiny in 2014.

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