Sessional Returns 2000-01 - Contents


Information and statistics about the membership, work, and staff of Select Committees


This Return follows the pattern of its predecessors since the creation of the current Select Committee system by the House in 1979. Section A lists, in alphabetical order, the Members who served on Select Committees during the Session. Section B gives details of each Committee's work, staff, publications and other statistics. Section C analyses the staffing of Select Committees.


1. Alphabetical List of Members

Names of Members

Committees to which nominated
Abbott, Ms. DianeForeign Affairs
Adams, Mrs. IreneChairmen's Panel; Scottish Affairs
Allan, Mr. RichardEducation and Employment; Finance and Services; Information; Liaison
Allen, Mr. GrahamSelection
Amess, Mr. DavidChairmen's Panel; Health
Anderson, Mr. DonaldForeign Affairs; Liaison
Ashdown, Sir PaddyScience and Technology
Ashton, Mr. JoeTax Simplification Bills (Joint Committee)
Atherton, Ms. CandyEducation and Employment
Atkins, CharlotteEducation and Employment; Selection
Atkinson, Mr. PeterChairmen's Panel; Court of Referees; Scottish Affairs
Austin, Mr JohnHealth; Unopposed Bills (Panel)
Bailey, Mr. AdrianUnopposed Bills (Panel)
Baker, Mr. NormanBroadcasting
Baldry, Mr. TonyTrade and Industry
Banks, Mr. TonyAccommodation and Works; Procedure
Barnes, Mr. HarryNorthern Ireland Affairs
Beard, Mr. NigelTreasury; Unopposed Bills (Panel)
Beckett, Mrs. MargaretModernisation of the House of Commons
Begg, Miss AnnScottish Affairs
Beggs, Mr. RoyNorthern Ireland Affairs
Beith, Mr. A. J.Procedure
Bell, Mr. MartinStandards and Privileges
Bell, Mr. StuartFinance and Services; Liaison
Benn, Mr. HilaryEnvironment, Transport and Regional Affairs
Bennett, Mr. Andrew F.Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs; Liaison; Statutory Instruments; Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
Benton, Mr. JoeChairmen's Panel
Beresford, Sir PaulEnvironment, Transport and Regional Affairs; Procedure
Bermingham, Mr. GeraldCatering
Berry, Mr. RogerTrade and Industry
Best, Mr. HaroldStatutory Instruments; Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
Betts, Mr. CliveSelection
Blackman, Mrs. LizAdoption and Children Bill; Treasury
Blunt, Mr. CrispinEnvironment, Transport and Regional Affairs
Body, Sir RichardEnvironmental Audit
Borrow, Mr. DavidAgriculture
Bottomley, Mr. PeterStandards and Privileges; Unopposed Bills (Panel)
Bradley, Mr. KeithAccommodation and Works; Finance and Services; Selection
Bradley, Mr. PeterPublic Administration
Bradshaw, Mr. BenEuropean Scrutiny
Brady, Mr. GrahamEducation and Employment
Brake, Mr. TomEnvironment, Transport and Regional Affairs
Brand, Dr. PeterHealth
Brazier, Mr. JulianAdoption and Children Bill; Defence
Breed, Mr. ColinEuropean Scrutiny
Brinton, Mrs. HelenEnvironmental Audit; Unopposed Bills (Panel)
Brooke, Mr. PeterLiaison; Northern Ireland Affairs
Brown, Mr. RussellDeregulation; Scottish Affairs
Browne, Mr. DesmondHuman Rights (Joint Committee); Northern Ireland Affairs
Browning, Mrs. AngelaModernisation of the House of Commons
Bruce, Mr. IanInformation
Bruce, Mr. MalcolmStandards and Privileges
Buck, Ms. KarenSelection; Social Security
Burgon, Mr. ColinNorthern Ireland Affairs; Procedure
Burns, Mr. SimonHealth; Public Accounts
Butler, ChristineEnvironment, Transport and Regional Affairs
Butterfill, Mr. JohnChairmen's Panel; Court of Referees; Trade and Industry; Unopposed Bills (Panel)
Campbell, Mr. AlanPublic Accounts
Campbell, Mr. RonniePublic Administration
Campbell-Savours, Mr. DaleStandards and Privileges
Cann, Mr. JamieDefence
Caplin, Mr. IvorModernisation of the House of Commons
Casale, Mr. RogerEuropean Scrutiny
Cash, Mr. WilliamEuropean Scrutiny
Caton, Mr. MartinWelsh Affairs
Cawsey, Mr. IanHome Affairs
Chapman, Sir SydneyAccommodation and Works; Finance and Services; Liaison
Chaytor, Mr. DavidDeregulation; Environmental Audit
Chidgey, Mr. DavidAccommodation and Works; Foreign Affairs
Chope, Mr. ChristopherTrade and Industry
Clark, Dr. MichaelChairmen's Panel; Liaison; Science and Technology
Clarke, Mr. CharlesTreasury
Clarke, Mr. EricBroadcasting; Finance and Services; Liaison; Scottish Affairs
Clarke, Mr. TonyConsolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee); Northern Ireland Affairs
Clarke, Mr. KennethTax Simplification Bills (Joint Committee)
Clelland, Mr DavidArmed Forces Bill
Clifton-Brown, Mr. GeoffreyBroadcasting
Clwyd, AnnInternational Development
Coffey, AnnAdoption and Children Bill; Modernisation of the House of Commons
Cohen, Mr. HarryDefence
Collins, Mr. TimInformation
Colman, Mr. TonyInternational Development
Connarty, Mr. MichaelEuropean Scrutiny; Information
Cook, Mr. FrankChairmen's Panel
Corbett, Mr. RobinHome Affairs; Liaison
Cormack, Sir PatrickAccommodation and Works; Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Corston, JeanHuman Rights (Joint Committee)
Cotter, Mr. BrianDeregulation
Cousins, Mr. JimTreasury
Cran, Mr. JamesSelection
Cranston, Mr. RossHome Affairs
Crausby, Mr. DavidAdministration; Armed Forces Bill; Social Security
Cryer, Mr. JohnDeregulation
Cummings, Mr. JohnChairmen's Panel; Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs
Cunningham, Mr. JimChairmen's Panel; Trade and Industry
Curry, Mr. DavidAgriculture; Liaison
Curtis-Thomas, Mrs. ClaireScience and Technology
Darvill, Mr. KeithProcedure
Davey, ValerieEducation and Employment
Davey, Mr. EdwardTax Simplification Bills (Joint Committee); Treasury
Davidson, Mr. IanPublic Accounts
Davies, Mr. GeraintPublic Accounts
Davies, Mr QuentinArmed Forces Bill
Davis, Mr. DavidLiaison; Public Accounts
Dawson, Mr. HiltonAdministration
Day, Mr. StephenAdministration
Dean, Mrs. JanetCatering; Home Affairs
Dismore, Mr. AndrewSocial Security
Dobbin, Mr. JimEuropean Scrutiny
Donaldson, Mr. Jeffrey M.Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs
Donohoe, Mr. Brian H.Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs
Drew, Mr. DavidAgriculture; Procedure
Drown, JuliaHealth
Dunwoody, Mrs. GwynethEnvironment, Transport and Regional Affairs; Liaison
Edwards, Mr. HuwWelsh Affairs
Efford, Mr. CliveProcedure
Ellman, Mrs. LouiseEnvironment, Transport and Regional Affairs
Emery, Sir PeterForeign Affairs; Modernisation of the House of Commons
Etherington, Mr. BillCourt of Referees
Ewing, Mrs. MargaretEuropean Scrutiny
Faber, Mr. DavidCulture, Media and Sport; Public Accounts
Fabricant, Mr. MichaelCatering; Home Affairs
Fallon, Mr. MichaelTreasury
Fearn, Mr. RonnieCulture, Media and Sport
Fitzsimons, LornaModernisation of the House of Commons; Procedure
Flint, CarolineAdministration; Adoption and Children Bill
Follett, Ms. BarbaraInternational Development
Forth, Mr. EricProcedure; Standards and Privileges
Foster, Mr. DerekEducation and Employment; Liaison
Foster, Mr. Michael (Hastings & Rye) Standards and Privileges
Foster, Mr. Michael (Worcester)Education and Employment
Fraser, Mr. ChristopherCulture, Media and Sport
Gale, Mr. RogerBroadcasting; Chairmen's Panel
Gapes, Mr. MichaelDefence
Gardiner, Mr. BarryBroadcasting; Procedure; Public Accounts
George, Mr. BruceDefence; Liaison
Gerrard, Mr. NeilEnvironmental Audit; Information
Gibson, Dr. IanScience and Technology
Gidley, SandraAdoption and Children Bill
Godman, Mr. Norman A.Foreign Affairs
Golding, Mrs. LlinAdoption and Children Bill; Culture, Media and Sport; Standing Orders
Gordon, Mrs. EileenBroadcasting; Health
Gorman, Mrs. TeresaDeregulation; Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs
Gray, Mr. JamesEnvironment, Transport and Regional Affairs
Grieve, Mr. DominicEnvironmental Audit; Statutory Instruments; Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
Griffiths, Mr. NigelProcedure; Public Accounts
Grogan, Mr. JohnNorthern Ireland Affairs
Gunnell, Mr. JohnHealth
Hall, Mr. MikeAdministration
Hall, Mr. PatrickConsolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee); European Scrutiny
Hammond, Mr. PhilipUnopposed Bills (Panel)
Hancock, Mr. MikeChairmen's Panel; Defence
Hamilton, Mr. FabianAdministration
Harris, Dr. EvanEducation and Employment
Haselhurst, Sir AlanChairmen's Panel; Court of Referees; Standing Orders; Unopposed Bills (Panel)
Heal, Mrs. SylviaChairmen's Panel; Court of Referees; Standing Orders; Unopposed Bills (Panel)
Heald, Mr. OliverAdministration
Heath, Mr. DavidForeign Affairs
Henderson, Mr. IvanStatutory Instruments; Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
Hendrick, Mr. MarkEuropean Scrutiny
Hepburn, Mr. StephenAdministration; Defence
Hesford, Mr. StephenHealth
Hinchliffe, Mr. DavidAdoption and Children Bill; Health; Liaison
Hood, Mr. JimmyChairmen's Panel; Defence; European Scrutiny; Liaison
Hope, Mr. PhilPublic Accounts; Selection
Hopkins, Mr. KelvinBroadcasting
Horam, Mr. JohnEnvironmental Audit; Liaison
Howarth, Mr. GeraldHome Affairs
Hoyle, Mr. LindsayCatering; Trade and Industry
Hughes, Ms. BeverleyHome Affairs
Humble, Mrs. JoanSocial Security
Hunter, Mr. AndrewNorthern Ireland Affairs
Hurst, Mr. AlanAgriculture
Hutton, Mr. JohnAdoption and Children Bill
Iddon, Dr. BrianScience and Technology
Illsley, Mr. EricChairmen's Panel; Foreign Affairs; Procedure
Jack, Mr. MichaelAgriculture
Jackson, Mrs. HelenModernisation of the House of Commons
Jackson, Mr. RobertScience and Technology
Jamieson, Mr. DavidAccommodation and Works
Jenkins, Mr. BrianStanding Orders; Unopposed Bills (Panel)
Johnson, Mr. AlanTrade and Industry
Jones, Mr. BarryChairmen's Panel
Jones, HelenEducation and Employment; Standing Orders; Unopposed Bills (Panel)
Jones, Ms. JenniferEuropean Scrutiny
Jones, Mr. Jon OwenEnvironmental Audit
Jones, LynneScience and Technology
Jones, Mr. MartynLiaison; Welsh Affairs
Jones, Mr. NigelInternational Development
Kaufman, Mr. GeraldCulture, Media and Sport; Liaison
Keen, Mr. AlanCulture, Media and Sport
Keetch, Mr. PaulArmed Forces Bill; Environmental Audit
Kelly, Ms. RuthTax Simplification Bills (Joint Committee); Treasury
Kennedy, JaneAdministration
Key, Mr. RobertArmed Forces Bill
Khabra, Mr. Piara S.International Development
Kidney, Mr. DavidTreasury
King, Mr. AndyDeregulation; Social Security
King, Ms. OonaInternational Development
Kingham, Mrs. TessInternational Development
Kirkbride, Miss JulieCatering; Culture, Media and Sport
Kirkwood, Mr. ArchyCourt of Referees; Liaison; Social Security
Kumar, Dr. AshokChairmen's Panel; Deregulation; Science and Technology
Ladyman, Mr. StephenEnvironment, Transport and Regional Affairs
Lait, Mrs. JacquiDeregulation
Lammy, Mr. DavidProcedure; Public Administration
Laxton, Mr. BobTrade and Industry
Leigh, Mr. EdwardPublic Accounts; Social Security
Lepper, Mr. DavidBroadcasting
Levitt, Mr. TomStandards and Privileges
Lewis, Dr. JulianDefence; Welsh Affairs
Lewis, Mr. TerryStandards and Privileges
Linton, Mr. MartinHome Affairs
Livsey, Mr. RichardWelsh Affairs
Llwyd, Mr. ElfynWelsh Affairs
Lord, Mr. MichaelChairmen's Panel; Court of Referees; Standing Orders; Unopposed Bills (Panel)
Loughton, Mr. TimEnvironmental Audit
Love, Mr. AndrewDeregulation; Public Accounts
Mackinlay, Mr. AndrewForeign Affairs; Unopposed Bills (Panel)
Madel, Sir DavidChairmen's Panel; Foreign Affairs
Malins, Mr. HumfreyChairmen's Panel; Home Affairs
Mallaber, JudyEducation and Employment; Treasury
Maples, Mr. JohnForeign Affairs
Marek, Dr. JohnCatering
Marsden, Mr. GordonEducation and Employment
Marsden, Mr. PaulAgriculture
Marshall, Mr. DavidLiaison; Scottish Affairs; Unopposed Bills (Panel)
Marshall, Mr. JimEuropean Scrutiny
Marshall-Andrews, Mr. RobertConsolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee)
Maxton, Mr. JohnChairmen's Panel; Culture, Media and Sport
McAvoy, Mr. ThomasFinance and Services
McCabe, Mr. StephenNorthern Ireland Affairs
Maclennan, Mr RobertHuman Rights (Joint Committee)
McDonagh, SiobhainHealth
McDonnell, Mr. JohnDeregulation; Unopposed Bills (Panel)
McFall, Mr. JohnPublic Administration
McGrady, Mr. EddieNorthern Ireland Affairs
McIntosh, Miss AnneEnvironment, Transport and Regional Affairs; European Scrutiny
McIsaac, ShonaStandards and Privileges
McLoughlin, Mr. PatrickFinance and Services; Selection
McWalter, Mr. TonyScience and Technology
McWilliam, Mr. JohnChairmen's Panel; Liaison; Selection
Meacher, Mr. MichaelEnvironmental Audit
Meale, Mr. AlanCourt of Referees
Merron, GillianTrade and Industry
Michie, Mrs. RayChairmen's Panel
Miller, Mr. AndrewHuman Rights (Joint Committee); Information
Mitchell, Mr. AustinAgriculture
Moffatt, LauraDefence
Moonie, Dr. LewisArmed Forces Bill
Moore, Mr. MichaelScottish Affairs
Morgan, Mr. AlasdairTrade and Industry
Morgan, Ms. JulieWelsh Affairs
Murphy, Mr. DenisDeregulation
Murphy, Mr. JimPublic Accounts
Naysmith, Dr. DougDeregulation; Social Security
Nicholls, Mr. PatrickEducation and Employment
O'Brien, Mr. BillChairmen's Panel; Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs; Standing Orders
O'Brien, Mr. StephenEducation and Employment
O'Hara, Mr. EdwardChairmen's Panel
O'Neill, Mr. MartinLiaison; Trade and Industry
Oaten, Mr. MarkPublic Administration
Olner, Mr. BillChairmen's Panel; Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs
Öpik, Mr. LembitAgriculture
Organ, Mrs. DianaCulture, Media and Sport
Ottaway, Mr. RichardTax Simplification Bills (Joint Committee)
Palmer, Dr. NickAdministration; European Scrutiny; Northern Ireland Affairs
Paterson, Mr. OwenAgriculture; Welsh Affairs
Pearson, Mr. IanEducation and Employment
Perham, Ms. LindaAccommodation and Works; Trade and Industry
Pike, Mr. Peter L.Chairmen's Panel; Deregulation; Liaison; Modernisation of the House of Commons
Plaskitt, Mr. JamesConsolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee); Treasury
Pollard, Mr. KerryEducation and Employment
Pond, Mr. ChrisTax Simplification Bills (Joint Committee)
Pound, Mr. StephenBroadcasting; Northern Ireland Affairs
Powell, Sir RaymondAccommodation and Works
Prentice, Mr. GordonModernisation of the House of Commons
Primarolo, DawnTax Simplification Bills (Joint Committee)
Prosser, Mr. GwynInformation
Radice, Mr. GilesLiaison; Treasury
Rammell, Mr. BillEuropean Scrutiny
Randall, Mr. JohnArmed Forces Bill; Deregulation
Rapson, Mr. SydAccommodation and Works; Unopposed Bills (Panel)
Rendel, Mr. DavidPublic Accounts
Robathan, Mr. AndrewInternational Development
Robertson, Mr. LaurenceConsolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee); European Scrutiny; Social Security
Robinson, Mr. PeterNorthern Ireland Affairs
Roe, Mrs. MarionAdministration; Chairmen's Panel; Finance and Services; Health; Liaison
Ross, Mr. ErnieCourt of Referees; Standing Orders
Ross, Mr. WilliamAdministration; Deregulation; Statutory Instruments; Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
Rowe, Mr. AndrewInternational Development
Rowlands, Mr. TedForeign Affairs
Ruane, Mr. ChrisWelsh Affairs
Ruffley, Mr. DavidTreasury
Russell, Mr. BobCatering; Home Affairs
Russell, ChristineEnvironmental Audit
Sanders, Mr. AdrianConsolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee)
Sarwar, Mr. MohammadScottish Affairs
Savidge, Mr. MalcolmEnvironmental Audit
Sawford, Mr. PhilEnvironmental Audit; Information
Sayeed, Mr. JonathanBroadcasting; Chairman's Panel
Sedgemore, Mr. BrianTreasury
Shaw, Mr. Jonathan R.Adoption and Children Bill; Environmental Audit
Sheerman, Mr. BarryEducation and Employment; Liaison
Sheldon, Mr. RobertLiaison; Standards and Privileges
Shepherd, Mr. RichardModernisation of the House of Commons;
Singh, Mr. MarshaHome Affairs
Smith, Mr. JohnWelsh Affairs
Smith, Sir RobertScottish Affairs
Soley, Mr. CliveModernisation of the House of Commons
Southworth, HelenTrade and Industry
Spellar, Mr. JohnArmed Forces Bill
Spelman, Mrs. CarolineAdoption and Children Bill
Spicer, Sir MichaelTreasury
Squire, RachelArmed Forces Bill
St. Aubyn, Mr. NickEducation and Employment; Unopposed Bills (Panel)
Stanley, Sir JohnForeign Affairs
Starkey, Dr. PhyllisForeign Affairs
Steen, Mr. AnthonyDeregulation; European Scrutiny
Steinberg, Mr. GerryCatering; Public Accounts
Stevenson, Mr. GeorgeChairmen's Panel; Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs
Stewart, Mr. IanDeregulation; Information
Stinchcombe, Mr. PaulHome Affairs
Stoate, Dr. HowardHealth
Stunell, Mr. AndrewModernisation of the House of Commons; Procedure; Standing Orders; Unopposed Bills (Panel)
Swayne, Mr. DesmondAdoption and Children Bill; Scottish Affairs; Social Security
Syms, Mr. RobertHealth; Procedure
Taylor, Ms. DariAdoption and Children Bill; Armed Forces Bill
Taylor, Mr. DavidModernisation of the House of Commons
Taylor, Mr. IanScience and Technology
Taylor, Sir TeddyTreasury
Thomas, Mr. Gareth (Clwyd West) Human Rights (Joint Committee); Social Security
Thomas, Mr. SimonEnvironmental Audit
Thompson, Mr. WilliamNorthern Ireland Affairs
Timms, Mr. StephenPublic Accounts
Todd, Mr. MarkAgriculture
Townend, Mr. JohnPublic Administration
Tredinnick, Mr. DavidLiaison; Statutory Instruments; Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
Trickett, Mr. JonEducation and Employment; Unopposed Bills (Panel)
Trend, Mr. MichaelPublic Administration
Turner, Mr. DennisCatering; Court of Referees; Finance and Services; Liaison
Turner, Dr. DesmondScience and Technology
Turner, Dr. GeorgeAgriculture; Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee)
Turner, Mr. NeilPublic Administration
Twigg, Mr. StephenEducation and Employment
Tyler, Mr. PaulFinance and Services; Modernisation of the House of Commons; Selection
Tynan, Mr. BillScottish Affairs
Tyrie, Mr. AndrewConsolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee); Public Administration
Viggers, Mr. PeterDefence
Walter, Mr. RobertUnopposed Bills (Panel)
Walley, JoanEnvironmental Audit
Ward, Ms. ClaireCulture, Media and Sport
Watts, Mr. DaveArmed Forces Bill; Finance and Services
Wells, Mr. BowenChairmen's Panel; International Development; Liaison
Welsh, Mr. AndrewChairmen's Panel; Scottish Affairs
White, Mr. BrianConsolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee); Deregulation; Public Administration; Statutory Instruments; Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
Williams, Mr. AlanPublic Accounts; Standards and Privileges
Williams, Mr. Alan W.Science and Technology
Williams, Mrs. BettyWelsh Affairs
Winnick, Mr. DavidHome Affairs
Winterton, Mrs. AnnSocial Security; Unopposed Bills (Panel)
Winterton, Mr. NicholasChairmen's Panel; Liaison; Modernisation of the House of Commons; Procedure; Standing Orders
Woodward, Mr. ShaunBroadcasting
Worthington, Mr. TonyInternational Development
Wright, Mr. Anthony D.Public Administration
Wright, TonyLiaison; Public Administration
Wyatt, Mr. DerekCulture, Media and Sport

2. Number of Members Serving on Select Committees

The total number of Members who served on Select Committees, other than Business Committees, was 367.

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