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Liaison Committee

The Liaison Committee is appointed by the House of Lords to advise the House on the resources required for select committee work and to allocate resources between select committees; to review the select committee work of the House; to consider requests for Special Inquiry Committees and report to the House with recommendations; to ensure effective co-ordination between the two Houses; and to consider the availability of members to serve on committees.


The Members of the Liaison Committee are:

Lord Bach

Earl Howe *

Lord Bichard

Lord Judge (until 27 April 2023)

Lord Blencathra

Earl of Kinnoull (from 28 April 2023)

Lord Collins of Highbury

Baroness Scott of Needham Market

Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Chair)

Lord Taylor of Holbeach

Lord Haskel

Baroness Walmsley

* Earl Howe recused himself on grounds of ministerial propriety

Declaration of interests

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


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Further information

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Committee staff

The staff of the committee are Chris Clarke (Clerk), Heather Fuller (Committee Operations Officer), Hannah Murdoch (Research Assistant) and Jake Vaughan (Clerk).

Contact details

All correspondence should be addressed to the Liaison Committee, Committee Office, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW. Telephone 020 7219 3130. Email

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