Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments


The Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments is a select committee of both the House of Commons and House of Lords in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The remit of the committee is to scrutinise all statutory instruments made in exercise of powers granted by Act of Parliament. Instruments laid before the House of Commons alone are considered by the Select Committee on Statutory Instruments, which is composed of the Commons members of the joint committee.


As of May 2021, the members of the committee are as follows:

Member Party Constituency/Peerage
Jessica Morden (Chair) Labour Newport East
James Davies Conservative Vale of Clwyd
Frances D'Souza Crossbench Baroness D'Souza
Anita Gale Labour Baroness Gale
Simon Haskel Labour Baron Haskel
Paul Holmes Conservative Eastleigh
John Lamont Conservative Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Helen Newlove Conservative Baroness Newlove
David Rowe-Beddoe Crossbench Baron Rowe-Beddoe
Rosalind Scott Liberal Democrat Baroness Scott of Needham Market
Philip Smith Conservative Baron Smith of Hindhead
Robert Syms Conservative Poole
Richard Thomson Scottish National Party Gordon
Liz Twist Labour Blaydon

See also

External links

  • Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, UK Parliament
  • The records of the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments are held by the Parliamentary Archives