Liaison Committee (Lords)

Review of investigative and scrutiny committees inquiry

Status: open

Inquiry announced 18 January 2018.

Scope of the inquiry

The Committee is conducting a wide-ranging review of investigative and scrutiny committees, the first full review in 25 years. The review aims to investigate issues such as how committees can add value to the scrutiny work of the House of Lords as a second chamber and what the strengths and weaknesses are of the current House of Lords committee structure and what should change.

The deadline for submissions is 5pm on 20 April 2018. The review is expected to report by the end of 2018.

Latest evidence

Next meeting(s)

23 May 2018 10:30 am

Oral Evidence Session

Review of investigative and scrutiny committees
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(at 10:40 am)
Professor Lord Norton of Louth
The Lord Cormack
(at 11:30 am)
The Baroness Kidron OBE
The Rt Hon Baroness Prashar CBE
The Lord Puttnam CBE


Room 3A, Palace of Westminster

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