We currently have a vacancy for a Policy Analysts in the House of Lords Committee Office on the EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee, this post is permanent.
House of Lords Policy Analysts provide high quality research support and analysis for House of Lords select committees, which investigate and report on a wide range of public policy issues. There are 16 Policy Analyst posts in total.
The post-holders will be part of a team of 6 policy analysts supporting the House of Lords European Union Select Committee and its sub-committees. The European Union Committees examine key EU policies, including by scrutinising proposals for EU legislation and other EU documents. They undertake inquiry work, which leads to the publication of evidence-based reports, and scrutiny work on specific proposals, normally conducted by means of correspondence with UK Ministers and public hearings.
While the scrutiny of EU documents remains an important element of the committees’ work, since the 2016 referendum their focus has increasingly been on Brexit, on which, as well as scrutinising the progress of negotiations, they have published a continuing series of more than 20 thematic reports.
Along with the Select Committee there are six sub-committees, covering specific policy areas:
The Committees as a whole have a high reputation for their work, both domestically and across the EU. For more information, and recent reports, see http://www.parliament.uk/hleu.
The Financial Affairs Sub-Committee is served by a Clerk, Policy Analyst and a Committee Assistant. Each Sub-Committee is also served by a policy analyst.
Each sub-committee is served by a Clerk, who manages a Policy Analyst and a Committee Assistant. A small team of legal advisers supports all the sub-committees along with the Select Committee.
Committee staff work flexibly, and the post-holder may also be asked to provide support to other EU Committees, or to other committees working on relevant policy areas.
Starting Salary HL7 £36,500.
Benefits include membership of a pension scheme, six weeks annual holiday entitlement and assistance for childcare.
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