The energy revolution and future challenges for UK energy and climate change policy Contents

The Energy and Climate Change Committee

The Energy and Climate Change Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration, and policy of the Department of Energy and Climate Change and associated public bodies.

Current membership

Angus Brendan MacNeil MP (Scottish National Party, Na h-Eileanan an Iar) (Chair)

Rushanara Ali MP (Labour, Bethnal Green and Bow)

Tom Blenkinsop MP (Labour, Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland)

Mr Alistair Carmichael MP (Liberal Democrat, Orkney and Shetland)

Glyn Davies MP (Conservative, Montgomeryshire)

James Heappey MP (Conservative, Wells)

Matthew Pennycook MP (Labour, Greenwich and Woolwich)

Dr Poulter MP (Conservative, Central Suffolk and North Ipswich)

Mr Jamie Reed MP (Labour, Copeland)

Antoinette Sandbach MP (Conservative, Eddisbury)

Julian Sturdy MP (Conservative, York Outer)


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


Committee reports are published on the Committee’s website at and in print by Order of the House.

Evidence relating to this report is published on the inquiries publications pages of the Committee’s website.

Energy Revolution HC 175

Leaving the EU: implications for UK climate policy HC 553

Leaving the EU: implications for UK energy policy HC 554

Committee staff

The current staff of the Committee are Dr Farrah Bhatti (Clerk), Dr Marion Ferrat (Committee Specialist), Stephen Habberley (Committee Specialist), Becky Mawhood, (Committee Specialist), Jamie Mordue (Senior Committee Assistant), Henry Ayi-Hyde (Committee Support Assistant), and Nick Davies (Media Officer).


The Energy and Climate Change Committee will be disbanded effective 17 Ocober 2016. All correspondence regarding House of Commons scrutiny of energy and climate change issues should in future be addressed to the Clerk of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. The telephone number for general enquiries is 0207 219 5777; the Committee’s email address is

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14 October 2016