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The House of Lords Constitution Committee conducted an inquiry into the office of Lord Chancellor.
Inquiry concluded, Report and Government Response published. Report debated in Chamber on 7 July 2015.
Since the Constitutional Reform Act 2005, the role of the Lord Chancellor has changed significantly. For this inquiry, the committee explored the role and responsibilities of the Lord Chancellor, as distinct from those of the Secretary of State for Justice. The committee examined the criteria for appointment as Lord Chancellor and also explored the future of the office.
Constitution Committee publishes report
Lords Committee hears evidence from the Lord Chancellor
The Committee launches inquiry on the office of Lord Chancellor
Corrected oral and written evidence taken on the inquiry into the office of Lord Chancellor