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Government must prioritise common frameworks to maintain effectiveness of the Union, says Lords committee
Common Frameworks Scrutiny Committee publishes its report Common frameworks: an unfulfilled opportunity?
15 July 2022
Short debates in the Lords
Members discuss delays at airports, calls for a UK-wide constitutional commission, tree health, costs in management of respiratory infections and access to health services for people with neurological conditions. Catch up
10 June 2022
The First Inter-Parliamentary Forum to agree Terms of Reference
On Friday 25 February the first meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Forum (IPF) took place in the House of Lords
01 March 2022
Launch of the Interparliamentary Forum
Lord Speaker praises parliamentarians from all four nations for demonstrating 'leadership and unity of purpose' at launch of the Interparliamentary Forum
25 February 2022
House of Lords Podcast: protecting children and the Union
We speak to Baroness Kidron about her work protecting children online and to Baroness Taylor of Bolton and Lord Dunlop about strengthening the Union.
28 January 2022
Nicola Sturgeon invited to appear before Westminster’s Scottish Affairs Committee
The Scottish Affairs Committee has invited First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to give oral evidence in Westminster
23 November 2021
Government should press ahead with devolution agenda, say MPs
The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee publishes a report on the progress of devolution
01 October 2021
Lords debates governance of UK Union
Members discuss Dunlop Review and intergovernmental relations. Learn more
02 July 2021
Jack to face Scottish Affairs Committee questions
Mr Jack’s appearance before the Committee will be his first since the 6 May Holyrood elections
11 May 2021
Vacancy: Specialist Adviser for renewable energy in Scotland inquiry
The House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee is inviting applications from individuals for the role of Specialist Adviser to the Scottish Affairs Committee for its inquiry into renewable energy in Scotland
22 April 2021
Common frameworks can strengthen the Union, says Lords Committee
The Common Frameworks Scrutiny Committee publishes its first report.
31 March 2021
Common Frameworks Scrutiny Committee recommended to be reappointed
The Liaison Committee publishes it report on the reappointment of the Common Frameworks Committee
11 March 2021
Scotland Minister questioned on Erasmus+ replacement, Brexit and pandemic impact on Scottish universities
The Scottish Affairs Committee will quiz Scotland Minister Iain Stewart on the implications of the pandemic and Brexit for Scotland’s universities.
23 February 2021
Welfare in Scotland: Committee to question Social service providers on accessing social security and experience of poverty
Questions will focus on poverty reduction measures, the £20 uplift in Universal Credit and joint UK-Scotland working on social security
08 February 2021
MPs to consider experiences of Universal Credit and welfare reform in Scotland
How have people in Scotland been affected by the roll-out of Universal Credit and welfare reforms?
15 January 2021