Membership of Business, Innovation and Skills Committee announced
9 July 2015
The House of Commons formally appointed the members of the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee on 8 July 2015.
Full membership of the Committee:
|Mr Iain Wright (Chair)||Labour||Hartlepool|
|Paul Blomfield||Labour||Sheffield Central|
|Amanda Milling||Conservative||Cannock Chase|
|Amanda Solloway||Conservative||Derby North|
|Jo Stevens||Labour||Cardiff Central|
|Michelle Thomson||Scottish National Party||Edinburgh West|
|Kelly Tolhurst||Conservative||Rochester and Strood|
|Craig Tracey||Conservative||North Warwickshire|
|Chris White||Conservative||Warwick and Leamington|
The chair of the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee was allocated to the Labour party. Iain Wright was elected chair on 18 June by a secret ballot open to all Members of the House of Commons.
The other members of the Committee were elected by secret ballot within their own party. The number of seats each party gets on each committee is allocated in proportion to their representation in the House of Commons as a whole.
- News story: Ian Wright elected as Chair
- Role of Business, Innovation and Skills Committee
- About Parliament: Select Committees
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