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Current EU Committee work

The European Union Committee, assisted by six Sub-Committees, considers EU documents and other EU-related matters in advance of decisions being taken on them. It aims to hold the Government to account for its actions at EU level. The six Sub-Committees deal with different policy areas. The Select Committee and its Sub-Committees scrutinise proposals, conduct inquiries and prepare reports.

  • Remit: The Sub-Committee's remit includes competitiveness, research and innovation, the services industry and the free movement of goods and services. Scrutiny of the single market, youth unemployment and infrastructure proposals also fall to the Sub-Committee.
     
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The scrutiny process

Find out more about the scrutiny of EU documents:

EU Committee scrutiny work

Progress of Scrutiny

Progress of Scrutiny records the decisions taken by the House of Lords EU Committee on European documents that have been deposited in Parliament for scrutiny.

Committee Bulletin

House of Lords Committee Bulletin

The House of Lords Committee Office publishes a daily bulletin detailing current inquiries, upcoming meetings, published reports and contact information.