Government Responses to the Committee's Eighth and Ninth Reports of Session 2009-10: Goats and Tsars: Ministerial and other appointments from outside Parliament and Too Many Ministers? - Public Administration Committee Contents

The Public Administration Select Committee

The Public Administration Select Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the reports of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration and the Health Service Commissioner for England, which are laid before this House, and matters in connection therewith, and to consider matters relating to the quality and standards of administration provided by civil service departments, and other matters relating to the civil service.

Current membership

Mr Bernard Jenkin MP (Conservative, Harwich and North Essex) (Chair)

Kevin Brennan MP (Labour, Cardiff West)

Nick de Bois MP (Conservative, Enfield North)

Michael Dugher MP (Labour, Barnsley East)

Charlie Elphicke MP (Conservative, Dover)

Paul Flynn MP (Labour, Newport West)

Robert Halfon MP (Conservative, Harlow)

David Heyes MP (Labour, Ashton under Lyne)

Greg Mulholland MP (Lib Dem, Leeds North West)

Jon Trickett MP (Labour, Hemsworth)

Mr Charles Walker MP (Conservative, Broxbourne)


The powers of the Committee are set out in House of Commons Standing Orders, principally in SO No 146. These are available on the Internet via


The Reports and evidence of the Committee are published by The Stationery Office by Order of the House. All publications of the Committee (including press notices) are on the Internet at

Committee staff

The current staff of the Committee are Clive Porro (Clerk), Ben Williams (Second Clerk), Louise Glen (Senior Committee Assistant) and Su Panchanathan (Committee Assistant)


All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk of the Public Administration Select Committee, Committee Office, First Floor, 7 Millbank, House of Commons, London SW1P 3JA. The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219 5730; the Committee's email address is

contents next page

House of Commons home page Parliament home page House of Lords home page search page enquiries index

© Parliamentary copyright 2010
Prepared 21 October 2010