Nicola Blackwood elected as Chair
18 June 2015
Nicola Blackwood has been elected as Chair of the Science and Technology 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.
"I am delighted to be appointed Chair of the S&T Committee. I expect that the Committee, once it is formed in the days ahead, to continue the vital work of ensuring that science plays a full part in shaping all aspects of Government policy-making, and informing all aspects of our lives for the better."
Breakdown of result
Total 1st round valid votes: 587
|1st round||2nd round||3rd round|
|Dr Phillip Lee||118||130||149|
|Not redistributed||-||12||32 (44)|
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