The Constitution Committee
The members of the Constitution Committee for
this inquiry were:
Baroness Gould of Potternewton
Lord Holme of Cheltenham
Baroness Howells of St Davids
Earl of Mar and Kellie
Lord Lang of Monkton
Lord Norton of Louth (Chairman)
Members of the Committee declared the following
interests in relation to this inquiry. Members may, or may not,
have made further declarations in the Register of Lords' Interests.
Lord Fellowes: Though retired as Private
Secretary to The Queen in 1999, technically still a member of
the Royal Household.
Lord Holme of Cheltenham: Chairman of the Hansard
Society; Member of the Citizenship Foundation and has written
on constitutional topics.
Lord Morgan: Member of the Institute of
Welsh Affairs; Assessor on the Leverhulme Devolution Projects.
Lord Norton of Louth: Member of the Study of
Parliament Group; Member of the Hansard Society Council; and author
of several books on the constitution.
Lord Weatherill: President of the Institute
for Citizenship and associated with the Hansard Society.
135 Towards the end of the inquiry, Baroness Gould
of Potternewton replaced Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede. After this
report had been agreed, Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market was added
to the Committee in the place of Viscount Cranborne who, on 1
November 2001, took leave of absence for the remainder of the