THIRD REPORT FROM THE SELECT COMMITTEE
ON THE HOUSE OF LORDS' OFFICES
TUESDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2000
appointed to consider the House of Lords' Offices
The Committee have met and been attended by the Clerk
of the Parliaments and the Yeoman Usher of the Black Rod.
Re-opening of the Line of Route to the public
The Committee recommends that the public Line of
Route should be re-opened for seven weeks during the coming Summer
Recess. This proposal has already been approved by the House of
The re-opening of the public Line of Route is experimental.
The Committee will undertake an early review of its operation
in conjunction, as necessary, with the relevant Committee of the
House of Commons, which, it is expected, will undertake a similar
The existing rights of Members of both Houses to
sponsor visits to the Palace will be maintained.