Procedure Committee (House of Lords)

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The Procedure Committee is a select committee of the House of Lords in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The remit of the committee is to review House procedures.


As of 19 November 2016, the membership of the committee is as follows:[1]

Member Party
Lord McFall of Alcluith (Chairman) Non-affiliated
Lord Bassam of Brighton Labour
Lord Brabazon of Tara Conservative
Baroness D'Souza Crossbench
Baroness Evans of Bowes Park Conservative
Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton Labour
Lord Greaves Liberal Democrats
Lord Hope of Craighead Crossbench
Baroness Humphreys Liberal Democrats
Lord Morris of Aberavon Labour
Lord Newby Liberal Democrats
Lord Powell of Bayswater Crossbench
Lord Rowe-Beddoe Crossbench
Lord Skelmersdale Conservative
Baroness Smith of Basildon Labour
Lord Stoneham of Droxford Liberal Democrats
Lord Taylor of Holbeach Conservative
Lord True Conservative
Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe Labour

The committee is supplemented by one alternate for each party group of backbench members and one for the Crossbenchers, plus an alternate for the Convenor.[2]

Member Alternate for[3]
Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville Liberal Democrat backbench members
Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood Convenor of the Crossbenchers
Baroness Browning Conservative backbench members
Lord Foulkes of Cumnock Labour backbench members
Baroness Meacher Crossbench members other than the Convenor

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Procedure Committee - membership". UK Parliament. Retrieved 19 November 2016. 
  2. ^ House of Lords. Companion to the Standing Orders and Guide to the Proceedings. paragraph 11.73. 
  3. ^ Procedure Committee. 1st Report of Session 2015-16. House of Lords. p. ii.