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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 Beith

Lord Hunt of Wirral

Lord Norton of Louth

Baroness Corston

Lord Judge

Lord Pannick

Baroness Drake

Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market

Baroness Taylor of Bolton (Chairman)

Lord Dunlop

Lord Morgan

Lord Wallace of Tankerness

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 Matt Korris (Clerk), Matt Byatt (Policy Analyst), Lloyd Whittaker (Committee Assistant). Professor Stephen Tierney and Professor Mark Elliott are the legal advisers to the Committee.

Contact details

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

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