Meg Hillier elected as Chair
18 June 2015
Meg Hillier has been elected as Chair of the Public Accounts Committee. The secret ballot of all Members of Parliament closed at 5pm on Wednesday 17 June with votes counted under the Alternative Vote system.
The remaining members of the Committee will be nominated by the House in the coming weeks.
Meg Hillier said
"I have been a member of the Public Accounts Committee for four years and I am delighted to have the opportunity to continue to challenge the Government and public service providers and to press for more efficient and effective services for users.
I believe in pressing for efficiency and accountability in public spending and an effective, active and hard-working Public Accounts Committee is vital for providing this.
I look forward to continuing the Committee's important work in holding the Government to account."
Breakdown of result
Total 1st round valid votes: 612
|1st round||2nd round||3rd round|
|Mr David Hanson||80||-||-|
|Ms Gisela Stuart||222||241||270|
|Not redistributed||29 (30)|
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