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Chair nominations open for Backbench Business Committee

11 May 2022

Nominations are now open for the position of Chair of the Committee on Backbench Business Committee.

The nominations period will run from Wednesday 11 May to Monday 16 May. 

Candidates must be from a party not represented in the Government or from no party. 

On this page, you can find the list of nominees with any accompanying statements, as they come in.

Ian Mearns

Nominated by (members of a party represented in Her Majesty’s Government)

Sir Charles Walker, Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger, Mr William Wragg, Robert Courts, Robbie Moore, Gary Sambrook, Miriam Cates, Shaun Bailey, Suzanne Webb, Trudy Harrison, Alicia Kearns, John Howell

Nominated by (members of a party not represented in Her Majesty’s Government or of no party) 

Tony Lloyd, Jim Shannon, Margaret Ferrier, Catherine McKinnell, Debbie Abrahams, Apsana Begum, Kate Osborne, Gavin Newlands, Chris Stephens, Kirsty Blackman, Christian Matheson, Jonathan Edwards, Jamie Stone

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