Select Committee on European Union Ninth Report

The European Union Committee

The European Union Committee is appointed by the House of Lords "to consider European Union documents and other matters relating to the European Union". The Committee has seven Sub-Committees which are:

Economic and Financial Affairs and International Trade (Sub-Committee A)

Internal Market (Sub-Committee B)

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (Sub-Committee C)

Environment and Agriculture (Sub-Committee D)

Law and Institutions (Sub-Committee E)

Home Affairs (Sub-Committee F)

Social and Consumer Affairs (Sub-Committee G)

Our Membership

The Members of the European Union Committee are:

Lord Blackwell          Lord Maclennan of Rogart

Lord Bowness          Lord Marlesford

Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood    Lord Powell of Bayswater

Baroness Cohen of Pimlico      Lord Roper

Lord Freeman      `    Lord Sewel

Lord Geddes          Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Grenfell (Chairman)      Baroness Thomas of Walliswood

Lord Harrison          Lord Tomlinson

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard        Lord Wright of Richmond

The Members of the Sub-Committee which carried out this inquiry (Sub-Committee F) (Home Affairs) are:

Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury

Earl of Caithness

Baroness D'Souza

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock

Lord Harrison

Baroness Henig

Lord Jopling

Earl of Listowel

Lord Marlesford

Lord Teverson

Lord Wright of Richmond (Chairman)

Information about the Committee

The reports and evidence of the Committee are published by and available from The Stationery Office. For information freely available on the web, our homepage is:

There you will find many of our publications, along with press notices, details of membership and forthcoming meetings, and other information about the ongoing work of the Committee and its Sub-Committees, each of which has its own homepage.

General Information

General information about the House of Lords and its Committees, including guidance to witnesses, details of current inquiries and forthcoming meetings is on the internet at

Contacts for the European Union Committee

Contact details for individual Sub-Committees are given on the website.

General correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk of the European Union Committee, Committee Office, House of Lords, London, SW1A OPW

The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219 5791.

The Committee's email address is

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