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.
Natascha Engel (Labour, North East Derbyshire)
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)
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.
All publications of the Committee are on the Internet
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).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.