Regional Select Committee

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List Of Committees Of The Parliament Of The United Kingdom - Former Committees - Commons - Regional
... The House of Commons set up eight regional select committees in November 2008, which were in turn first appointed on 3 March 2009 ... The committees were formed of 5 Labour members as opposed to the 9 members from various parties as was agreed in the original motion, due to the refusal of the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats ... The resolution that formed the committees expired at the end of the 2005/10 Parliament, and the coalition government of Conservatives and Liberal Democrats chose not to renew it ...
Richard Burden - Political Career - On The Backbenches
... the 2001 general election Burden became a member of the Trade and Industry Select Committee, and after the 2005 election moved to the International Development Committee ... He is now chairman of the Regional Select Committee for the West Midlands and on his election said (quote) "People in the West Midlands can sometimes feel ... I want to see the new West Midlands Regional Select Committee help to address that ...
South West Regional Select Committee
... The South West Regional Select Committee was one of nine regional select committee of the House of Commons in the Parliament of the United Kingdom ... The establishment of the committee was agreed by the House of Commons on 12 November 2008, following the appointment of 'regional ministers' by Gordon Brown on his appointment as Prime ... The committee came into existence on 1 January 2009 and ceased to exist upon the dissolution of Parliament on 12 April 2010 ...

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