Legislative process news from UK Parliament.
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
Lords debates net zero emissions targets
Members debate case for integrated UK policy-making
22 April 2021
Common frameworks can strengthen the Union, says Lords Committee
The Common Frameworks Scrutiny Committee publishes its first report.
31 March 2021
European Statutory Instruments Committee publishes twenty-second report
Following the Committee's meeting on Tuesday 23 March, its twenty-second report of Session 2019-21 has been published.
26 March 2021
Lords debates Coronavirus Act powers one year on
Members debate the government's one-year report on the Coronavirus Act 2020 powers. Find out more
26 March 2021
Academics give evidence on territorial constitution inquiry
The Procedure Committee will take evidence from leading academics as part of the ongoing inquiry into the territorial constitution.
25 February 2021
Traders may not understand tariffs under Northern Ireland protocol
The European Scrutiny Committee considers approved and draft EU legislation and policy documents deposited in Parliament by the Government.
16 February 2021
Does employment legislation meet the needs of the digital workplace?
The COVID-19 Committee explores whether current employment legislation, policy and practice is adequate to protect workers’ wellbeing in an increasingly digital workplace
27 January 2021
House of Lords debates coronavirus restrictions
Members consider regulations on the latest lockdown rules for England
07 January 2021
Committee urges post-legislative scrutiny of EU future relationship bill
The Constitution Committee publishes its report on the European Union (Future Relationship) Bill
29 December 2020
Committee welcomes progress in the polling industry but calls for ongoing vigilance
The House of Lords Liaison Committee publishes its second follow-up report The politics of polling: an update.
21 December 2020
Government should not make laws with known flaws in them, say Lords
The Economic Affairs Finance Bill Sub-Committee has published a brief report on the Social Security Contributions (Intermediaries) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2020
18 December 2020
Fixed-Term Parliaments Act Committee hears from former Commons’ Clerks
Former Clerks of the House of Commons Sir Malcolm Jack and Lord Lisvane give evidence
16 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
Sixth edition of guidance on proceedings for hybrid House and provisions for Grand Committee published
Latest guidance for hybrid House and hybrid Grand Committee published
24 November 2020