Summary of House of Lords investigative and scrutiny committee activity in 2018–19 Contents

Appendix 1: Activity indicator data by financial year

2014/15 (Joint Committees)

2015/16 (Joint Committees)

2016/17 (Joint Committees)

2017/18 (Joint Committees)

2018/19 (Joint Committees)

number of committees/sub-committees

18113 (3)

20114 (3)

20115 (2)

19116(2)

20117(3)

number of committee meetings

423 (40)

406 (29)

533 (39)

430 (26)

567 (45)

number of committee members

211 (19)

238 (23)

295 (16)

229 (16)

245 (22)

number of witnesses giving oral evidence

641 (70)

857 (77)

1,120 (95)

778 (77)

939 (119)

number of written submissions received

863 (106)

1,270 (208)

1,791 (284)

917 (327)

1,377 (229)

number of reports published

53 (12)

27 (2)

59 (11)

44 (7)

65 (15)

number of printed pages of reports

3,460 (725)

1,394 (220)

3,957 (551)

2,395 (298)

3,075 (541)

resource expenditure outturn

£3,611,305

£3,790,216

£3,954,294

£3,873,109

£4,211,641118

Note: All figures exclude the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee, the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee and the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments. The SLSC publishes data on its activity in its own yearly reports on the work of the Committee.


113 Including JCHR, Joint Committee on the Draft Charities Bill. Excluding JCNSS and Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards.

114 Including JCHR, Joint Committee on the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill and JCNSS. Excluding Joint Committee on the Palace of Westminster.

115 Including JCHR and JCNSS. Excluding Joint Committee on the Palace of Westminster and the Select Committee on the High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill.

116 Including JCHR and JCNSS.

117 Including JCHR, JCNSS and Joint Committee on the Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill. Excluding Joint Committee on the Draft Health Service Safety Investigations Bill, Joint Committee on the Draft Parliamentary Buildings Bill and Joint Committee on the Draft Domestic Abuse Bill.

118 Provisional resource expenditure outturn.




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