HL Deb 21 March 2000 vol 611 c17WA
Lord Archer of Sandwell

asked the Chairman of Committees:

Further to his Answers of 17 February (WA 161), whether a Legal Adviser to the proposed Joint Select Committee or Human Rights has been appointed. [HL1639]

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Boston of Faversham)

Yes. Professor David Feldman, currently Barber Professor of Jurisprudence and Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Birmingham, has been appointed with effect from 1 September 2000. If a committee is appointed before that date, Professor Feldman will be available to assist it on anad hoc basis.