Services Committee

6.29The Services Committee is appointed by the House. The Commission delegates decision-making authority on day-to-day policy on Member-facing services to the Services Committee. The Committee also supports the Commission by providing advice on strategic policy decisions when the Commission seeks it and overseeing implementation and delivery of both day-to-day and strategic policy.

The Committee has ten members. The Chair of the Committee is nominated by the Committee of Selection and is a member of the House of Lords Commission. The Chair of the Services Committee presents any committee reports to the House and may answer debates on those reports. The Chair may answer written questions and debates on Committee matters if so delegated by the Senior Deputy Speaker.