692. Economic Affairs Committee.

The remit of this committee is to consider economic affairs1. It examines the operation of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England as well as other macro-economic issues and more specific economic topics. The Committee's main function is to examine matters within its remit with which Parliament ought to be concerned, and to report to the House of Lords with recommendations for government action. Each inquiry leads to a report, published together with the evidence on which it is based, setting out the Committee's findings and making recommendations to the government and others