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Home Affairs Committee

The Home Affairs Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration, and policy of the Home Office and its associated public bodies.

Current membership

Keith Vaz MP (Labour, Leicester East) (Chair)

Victoria Atkins MP (Conservative, Louth and Horncastle)

James Berry MP (Conservative, Kingston and Surbiton)

Mr David Burrowes MP (Conservative, Enfield, Southgate)

Nusrat Ghani MP (Conservative, Wealden)

Mr Ranil Jayawardena MP (Conservative, North East Hampshire)

Tim Loughton MP (Conservative, East Worthing and Shoreham)

Stuart C. McDonald MP (Scottish National Party, Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)

Naz Shah MP (Independent, Bradford West)

Mr Chuka Umunna MP (Labour, Streatham)

Mr David Winnick MP (Labour, Walsall North)

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

Keir Starmer MP (Labour, Holborn and St Pancras)

Anna Turley MP (Labour, Redcar)


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.


Committee reports are published on the Committee’s website at www.parliament.uk/homeaffairscom and in print by Order of the House.

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

Committee staff

The current staff of the Committee are Carol Oxborough (Clerk), Phil Jones (Second Clerk), Kunal Mundul (Committee Specialist), Peter Stam (Committee Specialist), Andy Boyd (Senior Committee Assistant), Mandy Sullivan (Committee Assistant) and Jessica Bridges-Palmer (Committee Media Officer).


All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk of the Home Affairs Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219 2049; the Committee’s email address is homeaffcom@parliament.uk.

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19 May 2016