Other Committees

This page lists all of the other Committees which are not part of the Commons, Lords or Joint Committees


  • Arms Export Controls (Committees on)

    The Committees on Arms Export Controls are made up of members of the committees on Business, Innovation and Skills; Defence; Foreign Affairs and International Development. They examine the government's policy on strategic export controls

  • Audit Committee (Lords)

    The House of Lords Audit Committee is appointed to consider internal and external audit reports and other material, and to assess management responses




  • Ecclesiastical Committee

    The Ecclesiastical Committee examines draft measures presented to it by the Legislative Committee of the General Synod of the Church of England

  • Estimate Audit Committees

    The Administration Estimate Audit and Members Estimate Audit Committee has general oversight of the work of internal audit and review relating to the House of Commons Commission and Members Estimate

  • European Committee


  • House of Commons Commission

    As the overall supervisory body of the House of Commons Administration, the House of Commons Commission is responsible for the administration and services of the House




  • Members Estimate Committee

    The Members Estimate Committee considers matters relating to MPs’ pay and allowances on behalf of the House of Commons. It has the same membership as the House of Commons Commission



  • Panel of Chairs

    Members of the Panel of Chairs are appointed by the Speaker to chair Public Bill Committees and other general committees

  • Public Accounts Commission

    The principal role of the Public Accounts Commission is to examine the National Audit Office Estimates, to consider Reports from the appointed auditor of the National Audit Office, and to report from time to time


  • Speaker's Committee for IPSA

    The Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority considers the proposed candidates for Chair and members of Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority

  • Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission

    The Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission was established by the same Act of Parliament that created the Electoral Commission

  • Standards in Public Life Committee

    External site of the Committee on Standards in Public Life. The Committee is a government body. Further information, including inquiries and publications, is available on the Committee's site


Watch Committees

Committees, made up of MPs or Lords, examine issues in detail such as new legislation or topics like the economy. Watch democracy in action by attending a public committee session.

Select Committee reports

View the latest reports produced by Select Committees.

Scrutiny uncovered

This short video puts the role of Select Committees under the microscope as MPs and Members of the Lords explain how they hold the Government to account.

Intelligence and Security Committee

Find out more about the Intelligence and Security Committee