Select Committee on the Constitution
The Constitution Committee is appointed by the House
of Lords in each session with the following terms of reference:
To examine the constitutional implications of all
public bills coming before the House; and to keep under review
the operation of the constitution.
Lord Cullen of Whitekirk
Baroness Falkner of Margravine
Lord Hart of Chilton
Lord Irvine of Lairg
Baroness Jay of Paddington (chairman)
Lord Lang of Monkton
Lord Lester of Herne Hill
Lord Powell of Bayswater
Declarations of interests
A full list of members' interests can be found in
the Register of Lords' Interests: http://www.parliament.uk/mps-lords-and-offices/standards-and-interests/register-of-lords-interests
All publications of the committee are available at:
Live coverage of debates and public sessions of the
committee's meetings are available at: http://www.parliamentlive.tv
General information about the House of Lords and
its committees, including guidance to witnesses, details of current
inquiries and forthcoming meetings, is available at:
Committee staff and legal advisers
The staff of the committee during this inquiry were
Nicolas Besly (clerk), Dr Stuart Hallifax (policy analyst) and
Helen Gibson (committee assistant). Professor Maurice Sunkin
and Professor Adam Tomkins were legal advisers to the committee.
All correspondence should be addressed to the clerk
of the Select Committee on the Constitution, Committee Office,
House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW.
The telephone number for general enquiries is 020
The committee's email address is email@example.com.