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House of Lords written question – answered on 26th July 2010.

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Photo of Lord Rooker Lord Rooker Labour

To ask the Leader of the House whether he will make proposals for public evidence sessions in the Lords for Bills which have not had pre-legislative scrutiny in the House of Commons.

Photo of Lord Strathclyde Lord Strathclyde Leader of the House of Lords and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

As announced on 12 July (HL Hansard col. 514), I will be setting up a Leader's Group to conduct a review of the working practices of the House of Lords. The Leader's Group may wish to consider the merits of conducting public evidence sessions on Bills.

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