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The latest news relating to the House of Lords Appointments Commission.

18 January 2022

The House of Lords Appointments Commission has published its guidance on Political Donations here.

08 November 2021

Lord Bew has written to the Leader of HM Opposition in relation to peerage vetting standards.

22 December 2020

Lord Paul Bew has written to the Chair of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee in relation to the political peerage list, published today.

25 October 2018

Lord Paul Bew has today been appointed by the Prime Minister as Chair of the House of Lords Appointments Commission.  His term of office will begin on 1st November.

The Commission has published today a report of its work in recommending individuals for appointment as non-party political peers and vetting nominations for peerages for propriety from 2015-2018

Please see our press release for further details.

8 June 2018

Three new non-party political peers, recommended by the House of Lords Appointments Commission, were announced today. The new peers are:

David Anderson QC, an expert in EU-related law and human rights who, as Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, influenced law and practice in the fields of counter-terrorism and national security.

Rosie Boycott – an expert in food policy, former journalist, Editor and women’s rights campaigner

Deborah Bull – a former dancer and leading authority on public engagement with, and the impact of arts, culture and the creative industries