Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 17 July 2012.
Terms of Reference
2 The purpose and working of the honours
The history of the honours system
How the honours system works
What are honours for?
3 Increasing public trust in the honours
Understanding of different honours
How honours are awarded
Honours for "doing the day job"
An honours system open to all?
Honours and political donations
Rewarding philanthropy through the honours
The Lords Lieutenant and the honours system
Removing the political direction of the honours
4 The reintroduction of the British Empire
Medal, and the term "Empire"
5 Membership of the Honours Committees
6 The Parliamentary and Political Service
Purpose of the committee
7 The Honours Forfeiture Committee
The case of Fred Goodwin
The wider impact on the honours system
An independent Honours Forfeiture Committee?
Conclusions and recommendations
List of printed written evidence
List of additional written evidence
List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament
Oral and Written Evidence
Tuesday 24 April 2012
Tuesday 15 May 2012
Tuesday 22 May 2012
Additional (Unprinted) Written Evidence