Constitution Committee - Twenty-Fifth Report
Judicial Appointments

Here you can browse the report which was ordered by the House of Lords to be printed 7 March 2012.


Terms of Reference

Executive Summary

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: The constitutional framework

Chapter 3: Diversity

Chapter 4: Appointment of the Lord Chief Justice and the President of the Supreme Court

Chapter 5: Supreme Court selection commissions

Chapter 6: The Judicial Appointments Commission

Chapter 7: Post-appointment issues

Chapter 8: Summary of conclusions and recommendations

Appendix 1: Select Committee on the Constitution

Appendix 2: List of witnesses

Appendix 3: Summary response to the Government consultation

Appendix 4: 2011 Judicial diversity statistics—gender, ethnicity and profession

Evidence is published online at and available for inspection at the Parliamentary Archives (020 7219 5314)

References in footnotes to the Report are as follows:

Q refers to a question in oral evidence;

Witness names without a question reference refer to written evidence.

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