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The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration, and policy of the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and associated public bodies.

Current membership

Neil Parish MP (Conservative, Tiverton and Honiton) (Chair)*§

Chris Davies MP (Conservative, Brecon and Radnorshire)

Jim Fitzpatrick MP (Labour, Poplar and Limehouse)*

Simon Hart MP (Conservative, Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire)*

Dr Paul Monaghan MP (Scottish National Party, Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)*

Rebecca Pow MP (Conservative, Taunton Deane)

Ms Margaret Ritchie MP (Social Democratic and Labour Party, South Down)*

David Simpson MP (Democratic Unionist Party, Upper Bann)

Angela Smith MP (Labour, Penistone and Stocksbridge)

Rishi Sunak MP (Conservative, Richmond (Yorks))

The late Harry Harpham MP (Labour, Brightside and Hillsborough) was also a member of the Committee during this inquiry.

The Committee appointed a Sub-Committee on 14 October 2015 to carry out its work on this inquiry.

* Member of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee
§ Chair of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee

Powers

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.

Publication

Committee reports are published on the Committee’s website at www.parliament.uk/efracom and by The Stationery Office by Order of the House.

Evidence relating to this report is published on the Committee’s website at www.parliament.uk/efracom.

Committee staff

The current staff of the Committee are David Weir (Clerk), Matthew Clay (Second Clerk), Sarah Coe (Senior Committee Specialist), Anwen Rees (Committee Specialist), Ellen Bloss (Senior Committee Assistant), Holly Knowles (Committee Assistant), and Nick Davies (Media Officer).

Contacts

All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219 5774; the Committee’s email address is efracom@parliament.uk.




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22 February 2016