Conduct Committee
The conduct of Lord James of Blackheath, Lord Kalms, Lord Willoughby de Broke and Baroness Mone

3rd Report of Session 2019-21 - ordered to be printed 30 June 2021 - HL Paper 36

Report from the Conduct Committee

Introduction

Appeals

Lord James of Blackheath’s appeal

Sanctions

Lord James of Blackheath, Lord Kalms and Lord Willoughby de Broke

Baroness Mone

Comments on criticism of Valuing Everyone

The content of the Valuing Everyone course is irrelevant to / unnecessary for members of the House of Lords

Effective complaints handling would be more effective

Cost of Valuing Everyone training

The course has not been made mandatory for MPs

Most members who have attended the training have provided negative feedback

The Commissioner threatened members with contempt of the House or severe sanctions

The Commissioner was wrong to investigate members who were unwell

Annex A: Report by the House of Lords Commissioner for Standards on failure to attend Valuing Everyone training: Lord James of Blackheath, Lord Kalms, Lord Willoughby de Broke and Baroness Mone

Introduction

Lord James of Blackheath

Analysis and outcome

Lord Kalms

Analysis and outcome

Lord Willoughby de Broke

Analysis and outcome

Services and facilities

Baroness Mone

Analysis

Outcome

Appendix 1: Lord James of Blackheath’s correspondence with the Clerk of the Parliaments

Appendix 2: Correspondence with Lord Kalms

Appendix 3: Emails concerning Baroness Mone’s attempts to book a training session

Annex B: Lord James of Blackheath’s appeal documents





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