Inter-governmental relations in the United Kingdom - Constitution Committee Contents

Select Committee on the Constitution

The Constitution Committee is appointed by the House of Lords in each session "to examine the constitutional implications of all public bills coming before the House; and to keep under review the operation of the constitution."


The Members of the Constitution Committee are:
Lord BrennanLord Crickhowell Lord Cullen of Whitekirk
Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde Baroness Falkner of Margravine Lord Goldsmith
Lord Lang of Monkton (Chairman) Lord Lester of Herne Hill Lord Lexden
Lord Powell of Bayswater Baroness Taylor of Bolton

Declarations of interests

A full list of Members' interests can be found in the Register of Lords' Interests:


All publications of the committee are available at:

Parliament Live

Live coverage of debates and public sessions of the committee's meetings are available at:

Further information

Further 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

The current staff of the committee are Antony Willott (Clerk), Dr Stuart Hallifax (Policy Analyst) and Hadia Garwell and Philippa Mole (Committee Assistants). Professor Stephen Tierney has acted as Specialist Adviser to the committee for this inquiry.

Contact details

All correspondence should be addressed to the Constitution Committee, Committee Office, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW. Telephone 020 7219 5960. Email

contents next page

© Parliamentary copyright 2015