The Joint Committee on the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill was appointed by the House of Commons on 5 November 2015 and the House of Lords on 25 November 2015 to examine the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill and to report to both Houses by 11 February 2016. The Committee ceased to exist on its production of this Report.
HOUSE OF LORDS
HOUSE OF COMMONS
The Committee had the power to send for persons, papers and records; to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House; to report from time to time; to appoint specialist advisers; and to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom.
The staff of the Committee were Duncan Sagar (Lords Clerk), Liam Laurence Smyth (Commons Clerk), Donna Davidson (Second Lords Clerk), Matt Korris (Policy Analyst), Hannah Stewart (Legal Specialist), Claire Morley (Legal Specialist), Joseph Coley (Lords Committee Assistant), Ian Hook (Commons Committee Assistant) and Clare Ramsaran (Press Officer).
All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk of the Joint Committee on the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill, House of Lords, Millbank House, London, SW1A 0PW. The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219 8443; the Committee’s email address is .