Terms of Reference
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: The purpose and status of the Manual
The purpose of the Manual
The Manual as a guide
Ownership and approval
Is the Manual a first step towards a written constitution?
Chapter 3: The content of the Manual
Government formation following a general election
Parliamentary procedures and conventions
The Salisbury-Addison convention
Procedures for taking bills through Parliament
The respective roles and procedures of the two Houses of Parliament
Chapter 4: The drafting of the Manual
Process for publication of the revised Manual
Review and updating
Chapter 5: Conclusions
Appendix 1: Select Committee on the Constitution
Appendix 2: List of Witnesses
Appendix 3: Specific examples of inaccuracies relating to the House of Lords
List of Oral Evidence
Lord Adonis and Lord Wakeham
26 January 2011
Lord Adonis and Lord Wakeham Lord Armstrong of Ilminster, Lord Butler of Brockwell, Lord Wilson of Dinton and Lord Turnbull.
Supplementary evidence, Lord Armstrong of Ilminster.
Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield
2 February 2011
NOTE: Evidence taken at or in connection with a public hearing is printed in this volume.
References in footnotes to the Report are as follows:
Q refers to a question in oral evidence;
DCM 1 refers to written evidence as listed in