To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs when Sir Hayden Phillips started his review of the honours system; what the remit is of his review; when he is due to finish it; and if he will make a statement.
I have been asked to reply.
The current review began in the summer of 2003. The review's remit is to consider how to introduce greater transparency into the honours process and how to ensure the Honours List is representative of society. Sir Hayden Phillips will deliver his report when it is completed.