The Commission is an independent, advisory non-departmental public body. It has two responsibilities:
It was established in May 2000 by the Prime Minister following the publication in January 1999 of the Government’s White Paper, Modernising Parliament: Reforming the House of Lords. This had proposed an independent Appointments Commission to assist with the transitional phase in reforming the House of Lords.
The Commission has adopted the model publication scheme prepared and approved by the Information Commissioner. The House of Lords Appointments Commission publishes information about itself, its role and remit, its decisions, its policies and procedures, and information in lists and registers.
This section helps you to find that information.
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Responsibility for administering the scheme rests with the Secretary to the Commission (Tel: 020 7276 2604). For more detailed enquiries about the Commission’s publication scheme contact Kate Campbell at the Commission secretariat (Tel: 020 7276 2621)House of Lords Appointments Commission
Fax: 020 7276 2109
The information contained in our scheme is available free of charge on our website. For those without Internet access, a single printout (or bound copy, in the case of some types of document) can be obtained – also free of charge - by post, by contacting the Commission, as set out above.
Reproduction for sale or other commercial purposes is not permitted. For any other use, or if in doubt, further information and guidance notes on publishing and copyright are available from HMSO's Licensing Division (Tel: 01603 621000).