House of Lords on legislation and public policy

26 February 2010

Twenty Members of the House of Lords discussed enhancing the means available to the House to scrutinise legislation and public policy on 25 February.

Former ministers and experts in a range of constitutional affairs covered subjects including: the reputation of Parliament; increasing public understanding of the work of the House of Lords; the legislative process and pre and post-legislative scrutiny; select committee work; and online engagement.

In the House of Lords Members may table questions for debate, usually up to two hours and a half, on a specific issue or matter of concern.

A minister responds on behalf of the Government.

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