The future UK-EU relationship Contents

Exiting the European Union Committee

The Exiting the European Union Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration, and policy of the Department for Exiting the European Union and related matters falling within the responsibilities of associated public bodies.

Current membership

Hilary Benn MP (Labour, Leeds Central) (Chair)

Mr Peter Bone MP (Conservative, Wellingborough)

Joanna Cherry MP (Scottish National Party, Edinburgh South West)

Sir Christopher Chope MP (Conservative, Christchurch)

Stephen Crabb MP (Conservative, Preseli Pembrokeshire)

Mr Jonathan Djanogly MP (Conservative, Huntingdon)

Richard Graham MP (Conservative, Gloucester)

Peter Grant MP (Scottish National Party, Glenrothes)

Wera Hobhouse MP (Liberal Democrat, Bath)

Andrea Jenkyns MP (Conservative, Morley and Outwood)

Stephen Kinnock MP (Labour, Aberavon)

Jeremy Lefroy MP (Conservative, Stafford)

Mr Pat McFadden MP (Labour, Wolverhampton South East)

Craig Mackinlay MP (Conservative, South Thanet)

Seema Malhotra MP (Labour (Co-op), Feltham and Heston)

Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg MP (Conservative, North East Somerset)

Emma Reynolds MP (Labour, Wolverhampton North East)

Stephen Timms MP (Labour, East Ham)

Mr John Whittingdale MP (Conservative, Maldon)

Hywel Williams MP (Plaid Cymru, Arfon)

Sammy Wilson MP (Democratic Unionist Party, East Antrim)


The Committee is one of the departmental select committees; its powers are set out under a Temporary Standing Order of 4 July 2017.


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 inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Committee staff

The current staff of the Committee are James Rhys (Committee Clerk), Claire Cozens (Second Clerk), Dr Ariella Huff (Senior Committee Specialist), Shakera Ali (Committee Specialist), Duma Langton (Committee Specialist), Judy Goodall (Committee Specialist), Adrian Hitchins (Committee Specialist), Julian Mazowiecki (Committee Specialist), Eoin Martin (Committee Specialist), Leo Olivera (Senior Committee Assistant), Henry Ayi-Hyde (Committee Assistant), Estelle Currie (Senior Media Officer) and Ben Shave (Media and Communications Officer).


All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk of the Exiting the European Union Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219 5430; the Committee’s email address is

Published: 4 April 2018