House of Lords Commission

The House of Lords Commission is a select committee of the House of Lords which provides strategic and political direction for the House of Lords Administration. Its remit also includes approving the annual Estimate, overseeing financial support arrangements for peers, and delegate various functions to the Services, Finance, and Audit committees.[1]

The House of Lords Commission replaced the House Committee.[2]


As of May 2021, the membership of the committee is as follows:[3]

Member Party
Lord McFall of Alcluith (Chair) Lord Speaker
Baroness Evans of Bowes Park Conservative
Lord Gardiner of Kimble Non-affiliated
Lord German Liberal Democrat
Lord Hill of Oareford Conservative
Lord Judge Crossbench
Lord Newby Liberal Democrat
Baroness Smith of Basildon Labour
Lord Touhig Labour
Lord Vaux of Harrowden Crossbench

The committee also includes external members who are not peers or members of Parliament.

See also