Conduct Committee
The conduct of Lord Mann

4th Report of Session 2021-22 - ordered to be printed 1 July 2021 - HL Paper 38

Report from the Conduct Committee


Summary of the case

KL’s appeal

The Committee’s decision

The emergence of significant new evidence

“Plainly wrong”

Points of process


Annex A: Report from the House of Lords Commissioner for Standards on the conduct of Lord Mann

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Executive summary

Complaint by KL

Immediate and longer-term effect on KL

Lord Mann’s response


Chapter 3: Complaint by KL: account of the key facts and evidence

KL’s complaint

Lord Mann’s written evidence

KL’s oral evidence

Lord Mann’s oral evidence

Proposal for mediation

Chapter 4: Findings and outcome


Lord Mann’s behaviour

Abuse or misuse of power

Impact on KL



Appendix 1: Lord Mann’s letter to YZ

Appendix 2: Emails between KL and Lord Mann

Appendix 3: Emails posted to the Google group of the professional membership body

Appendix 4: Relevant aspects of the Code

Annex B: Appeal documents

KL’s appeal

Lord Mann’s response to KL’s appeal

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