Ian Mearns MP elected Chair of the Backbench Business Committee
30 January 2020
Ian Mearns MP has been elected Chair of the Backbench Business Committee for this Parliament.
The Committee received a single nomination which resulted in the Chair being elected unopposed.
Ian Mearns MP 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.