Local government finance and the 2019 Spending Review Contents

Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration, and policy of the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

Current membership

Mr Clive Betts MP (Labour, Sheffield South East) (Chair)

Bob Blackman MP (Conservative, Harrow East)

Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi MP (Labour, Slough)

Helen Hayes MP (Labour, Dulwich and West Norwood)

Kevin Hollinrake MP (Conservative, Thirsk and Malton)

Andrew Lewer MP (Conservative, Northampton South)

Teresa Pearce MP (Labour, Erith and Thamesmead)

Mr Mark Prisk MP (Conservative, Hertford and Stortford)

Mary Robinson MP (Conservative, Cheadle)

Matt Western MP (Labour, Warwick and Leamington)

Mohammad Yasin MP (Labour, Bedford)


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.


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

Evidence relating to this report is published on the inquiry publications page of the Committees’ websites.

Committee staff

The current staff of the Committee are Mike Winter (Clerk), Jack Dent (Second Clerk), Daniel Fairhead (Financial Analyst, Scrutiny Unit), Nick Taylor and Alison Pickard (Committee Specialists), Tony Catinella (Senior Committee Assistant), Eldon Gallagher (Committee Support Assistant) and George Perry (Media Officer).


All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219 4972; the Committee’s email address is hclgcom@parliament.uk.

You can follow the Committee on Twitter using @CommonsCLG

Published: 21 August 2019