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Scottish Affairs Committee: Chair nominations close

10 June 2015

Nominations for Chair of the Scottish Affairs Committee closed at 5pm on Wednesday 10 June. Pete Wishart is the sole candidate nominated and will therefore be elected as Chair. The full results of the elections for all committees will be announced on Thursday 18 June.

Pete Wishart said:

"I am delighted and thrilled to become the new chair of the Scottish Affairs Committee. The Committee has a huge amount of work to do in scrutinising the work of the Scotland Office and looking at bills progressing through Parliament affecting Scotland. I look forward to working in partnership with colleagues across Scotland and bringing the work of the committee to as wide an audience as possible".

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