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Welsh Affairs Committee

The Welsh Affairs Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration, and policy of the Office of the Secretary of State for Wales (including relations with the National Assembly for Wales).

Current membership

Rt Hon Stephen Crabb MP (Conservative, Preseli Pembrokeshire) (Chair)

Tonia Antoniazzi MP (Labour, Gower)

Simon Baynes MP (Conservative, Clywd South)

Virginia Crosbie MP (Conservative, Ynys Môn)

Geraint Davies MP (Labour (Co-op), Swansea West)

Ben Lake MP (Plaid Cymru, Ceredigion)

Anna McMorrin MP (Labour, Cardiff North)

Robin Millar MP (Conservative, Aberconwy)

Rob Roberts MP (Conservative, Delyn)

Dr Jamie Wallis MP (Conservative, Bridgend)

Beth Winter MP (Labour, Cynon Valley)


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


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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 Mems Ayinla (Second Clerk), Dr Adam Evans (Clerk), Louise Glen (Senior Committee Assistant), Simon Horswell (Committee Specialist), Kelly Tunnicliffe (Committee Assistant), Tim West (Media Officer) and Rhiannon Williams (Committee Specialist).


All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk of the Welsh Affairs Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219 6957; the Committee’s email address is

You can follow the Committee on Twittter using @CommonsWelshAff

Published: 8 May 2020