House of Lords Brexit round-up: Politics
On 29 March 2017 the prime minister notified the European Council of the UK's intention to withdraw from the European Union.
The House of Lords is looking at the work of the EU, the implications of leaving and the exit process. This page contains a round-up of some of the key reports, analysis and debates on Brexit from the Lords on the topic of politics.
Reports and analysis
- Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee: Secondary legislation
- EU Committee: Brexit: devolution
- Constitution Committee: 'Great Repeal Bill' should not be used to avoid parliamentary scrutiny
- EU Committee: Brexit: Parliamentary scrutiny
- Constitution Committee: The invoking of Article 50
- EU Committee: Scrutinising Brexit: the role of Parliament
During debates, members are able to put their real-world experience to good use, discussing current issues and drawing the government's attention to concerns.
- 9 October 2017: Lords debate impact of Brexit on devolution
- 22 November 2016: Debate on Constitution Committee report: 'The invoking of Article 50'
- 22 November 2016: Debate on EU Committee report: 'Brexit: parliamentary scrutiny'
- 7 July 2016: The case for holding a second referendum on the UK's membership of the EU
- 7 July 2016: Outcome of the EU referendum
Lords Library briefings
The House of Lords Library is producing a range of guides on Brexit, including the following politics related briefings:
- 23 April 2018: Leaving the European Union: Local Government Consultation after Withdrawal
- 29 August 2017: Leaving the European Union: Reporting to Parliament on the Progress of Negotiations
- 16 December 2016: Leaving the European Union: Machinery of Government Changes
- 4 July 2016: Leaving the European Union - Parliament's Role in the Process
- 15 March 2016: European Union - Prime Ministers' Speeches and Party Manifestos since 1970
- 8 October 2015: European Union Referendum Bill