Lords debates Procedure Committee report

28 April 2011

The House of Lords debated the Procedure Committee’s Fourth Report on Thursday 28 April. The report, published on 6 April makes recommendations on changes to a number of House of Lords procedures. The House agreed the report.

The report, which was published on 6 April, outlines procedures for the forthcoming election of the Lord Speaker, tabling of oral questions and individuals criticised in Lords select committee reports.

Further information

The House of Lords Procedure Committee considers any proposal to change the procedures of the House of Lords, and makes recommendations to the House as a whole. The Committee also approves the text of The Companion to Standing Orders, which is the authoritative guide to the House’s procedures.

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