Changing the perfect picture: an inquiry into body image: Government Response to the Committee’s Sixth Report of Session 2019–21

Women and Equalities Committee

The Women and Equalities Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Government Equalities Office (GEO).

Current membership

Caroline Nokes MP (Conservative, Romsey and Southampton North) (Chair)

Lee Anderson MP (Conservative, Ashfield)

Theo Clarke MP (Conservative, Stafford)

Elliot Colburn MP (Conservative, Carshalton and Wallington)

Philip Davies MP (Conservative, Shipley)

Alex Davies-Jones MP (Labour, Pontypridd)

Kim Johnson MP (Labour, Liverpool, Riverside)

Anne McLaughlin MP (Scottish National Party, Glasgow North East)

Kate Osborne MP (Labour, Jarrow)

Bell Ribeiro-Addy MP (Labour, Streatham)

Nicola Richards MP (Conservative, West Bromwich East)


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.

Committee staff

The current staff of the Committee are Hannah Barlow (Committee Operations Manager), James Clarke (Committee Specialist), Holly Dustin (Committee Specialist), Chloe Freeman (Committee Specialist), Michelle Garratty (Committee Operations Officer), Mariam Keating (Committee Specialist, Sean Kinsey (Clerk), Anwen Rees (Second Clerk) and Saffron Stewart (Committee Support Apprentice).


All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk of the Women and Equalities Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219 5513; the Committee’s email address is

You can follow the Committee on Twitter using @Commonswomequ.

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