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Much of the work of the House of Commons and the House of Lords takes place in committees, made up of around 10 to 50 MPs or Lords. These committees examine issues in detail, from government policy and proposed new laws, to wider topics like the economy.
Select Committees work in both Houses. They check and report on areas ranging from the work of government departments to economic affairs
Joint Committees are committees consisting of MPs and Lords.
These committees are unique to the Commons and mainly look at proposed legislation in detail. They include all committees formerly known as Standing Committees. The House of Commons has three Grand Committees
The Commons has three Grand Committees which look at questions on Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Grand Committees in the Lords debate Bills outside the Lords Chamber.
Find out when House of Lords Committees are next meeting.
Advance information about all public committee meetings, publication dates of reports and debates.
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