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Business, Innovation and Skills Committee

The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration, and policy of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Current membership

Mr Adrian Bailey MP (Labour, West Bromwich West) (Chair)

Mr Brian Binley MP (Conservative, Northampton South)

Paul Blomfield MP (Labour, Sheffield Central)

Katy Clark MP (Labour, North Ayrshire and Arran)

Rebecca Harris MP (Conservative, Castle Point)

Margot James MP (Conservative, Stourbridge)

Dan Jarvis MP (Barnsley Central)

Simon Kirby MP (Conservative, Brighton Kemptown)

Ian Murray MP (Labour, Edinburgh South)

Mr David Ward MP (Liberal Democrat, Bradford East)

Nadhim Zahawi MP (Conservative, Stratford-upon-Avon)

The following members were also members of the Committee during the parliament.

Luciana Berger MP (Labour, Liverpool, Wavertree)

Jack Dromey MP (Labour, Birmingham, Erdington)

Gregg McClymont MP (Labour, Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)

Nicky Morgan MP (Conservative, Loughborough)

Chi Onwurah MP (Labour, Newcastle upon Tyne Central)

Rachel Reeves MP (Labour, Leeds West)


The Committee is one of the departmental select committees, the powers of which are set out in House of Commons Standing Orders, principally in SO No 152. These are available on the Internet via www.parliament.uk.


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 www.parliament.uk/parliament.uk/bis. A list of Reports of the Committee in the present Parliament is at the back of this volume.

The Reports of the Committee, the formal minutes relating to that report, oral

evidence taken and some or all written evidence are available in a printed volume. Additional written evidence may be published on the internet only.

Committee staff

The current staff of the Committee are James Davies (Clerk), Charlotte Pochin (Second Clerk), Louise Whitley (Inquiry Manager), Neil Caulfield (Inquiry Manager), Ian Hook (Senior Committee Assistant), Jennifer Kelly (Committee Assistant).


All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk of the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee, House of Commons, 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA. The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219 5777; the Committee's email address is biscom@parliament.uk

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