Tag Archive for House of Lords Constitution Committee

Improving legislation

Lord Norton

At Wednesday’s meeting of the Constitution Committee, we devoted most of our time to discussing a draft of our report on the Cabinet Office.  However, we also approved a short report on the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies and Credit Unions Bill.  This is a Private Member’s Bill which has Government support.  The subject matter…

Sitting the other side of the table

Lord Norton

I have served on committees throughout the ten years that I have been a member of the Lords.  However, I have spent even longer making the occasional appearance before committees.   My first appearance before a parliamentary committee at Westminster was in 1984 and before a committee of an overseas legislature in 1985. This morning I gave evidence to…