§ Lord Patten
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether they will give the names of any committee or committees that advise on the award of honours in the academic and scientific categories, together with their membership and terms of reference. [HL2322]
§ Lord Richard
No. Information about advisory committees in the honours system and the advice they give is protected from disclosure under exemptions 2 and 8 of the Code of Practice on Access to Government Information, and is not made public.