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Stephen Timms elected as Chair of Work and Pensions Committee

30 January 2020

Stephen Timms – Labour MP for East Ham – has been elected as the new chair of the Work and Pensions Committee

The secret ballot of MPs took place on Wednesday 29th January using the Alternative Vote System.  
Stephen Timms will formally take up position as Chair of the Committee when the remaining members of the Committee have been named by the House. This is expected to be announced in February. 

The full list of elected committee chairs for the new Parliament was announced in the House of Commons by the Speaker, Sir Lindsay Hoyle MP.

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