Work of the Committee in Session 2010-12 - Backbench Business Committee Contents



The Backbench Business Committee

The Backbench Business Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to determine the backbench business to be taken in the House and in Westminster Hall on days, or parts of days, allotted for backbench business.

Current membership

Natascha Engel (Labour, North East Derbyshire) (Chair)

Mr Peter Bone (Conservative, Wellingborough)

Philip Davies (Conservative, Shipley)

Jane Ellison (Conservative, Battersea)

John Hemming (Liberal Democrat, Birmingham Yardley)

Mr Philip Hollobone (Conservative, Kettering)

Ian Mearns (Labour, Gateshead)

Mr George Mudie (Labour, Leeds East)

The following Members were also members of the committee during the Session:

Mr David Anderson (Labour, Blaydon)

Alison Seabeck (Labour, Plymouth, Moor View)

Powers

The Committee is established under Standing Order No 152J to determine the backbench business to be taken in the House and in Westminster Hall on days, or parts of days, allotted for backbench business. The powers of select committees are set out in House of Commons Standing Orders, which are available on the internet via www.parliament.uk.

Publications

All publications of the Committee are on the Internet at

http://www.parliament.uk/bbcom

Committee staff

The current staff of the Committee is Paul Evans (Clerk), Dr Sue Griffiths and Robert Cope (Second Clerks), Daniel Moeller (Committee Assistant) and Gary Calder (Media Officer).

Contacts

All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk of the Backbench Business Committee, Table Office, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219 3754; and the Committee's email address is [email protected]




 
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