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House of Lords Podcast: Lord Speaker and Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom
We speak to Lord McFall of Alcluith about his career and role as Lord Speaker, and Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom about wrongfully convicted subpostmasters
18 June 2021
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Report published on the use and scrutiny of emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic
The Constitution Committee publishes its third and final report for its inquiry into the constitutional implications of COVID-19.
10 June 2021
Lords debates Queen's Speech
Members discuss foreign affairs and defence on the last of five days of debate on the Queen's Speech. Find out more
20 May 2021
Constitution Committee seeks new legal adviser
The Select Committee on the Constitution is inviting applications for the vacant post of one of its legal advisers.
19 May 2021
Report published on the impact of COVID-19 on Parliament
The Constitution Committee publishes its report COVID-19 and Parliament as part of its inquiry into the Constitutional implications of COVID‑19.
13 May 2021
State Opening of Parliament 2021
The Queen's Speech on Tuesday 11 May sets out the government’s agenda for the new parliamentary session. Find out more
11 May 2021
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Number of appointments has 'undone progress', says report
09 May 2021
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Constitution Committee calls for evidence on the future governance of the United Kingdom
Constitution Committee launches call for evidence on the future governance of the United Kingdom
19 March 2021
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Lords Liaison Committee recommends new committees
The Committee recommends the establishment of several new committees, to complete its review of committees
15 December 2020
Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill Report published
The Constitution Committee publishes its report on the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill
03 December 2020
Committee to question Lord Evans, Chair of Committee on Standard in Public Life, and Dr Jane Martin CBE
Questions will be put to Lord Evans of Weardale and Dr Jane Martin CBE
30 November 2020
Greater clarity needed on food safety rules under the Internal Market Bill
Committee seeks greater clarity on how the Food and Feed Safety and Hygiene (FFSH) framework will operate alongside UK Internal Market Bill
11 November 2020
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The evolution of devolution – Committee take evidence on English devolution
Academics questioned on challenges Government white paper needs to focus on over the question of English devolution
19 October 2020
UK Internal Market Bill violates the rule of law and threatens to undermine devolution arrangements, says Committee
The Committee publishes its report on the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill
16 October 2020
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Committee calls for evidence on the use of emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic
Constitution Committee launches call for evidence on the use of emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic
29 September 2020