Commons Select Committee of Privileges

The Commons Select Committee of Privileges is appointed by the House of Commons to consider specific matters relating to privileges referred to it by the House.

It came into being on 7 January 2013 as one half of the replacements for the Committee on Standards and Privileges. The latter committee was divided into the Committee on Standards and Committee of Privileges in order that the Privileges Committee might employ lay members.


As of 26 October 2017, the members of the committee were as follows:[1]

Member Party Constituency
Kate Green MP (Chair) Labour Stretford and Urmston
Sir Paul Beresford MP Conservative Mole Valley
Douglas Chapman MP Scottish National Party Dunfermline and West Fife
Sir Christopher Chope MP Conservative Christchurch
Bridget Phillipson MP Labour Houghton and Sunderland South
John Stevenson MP Conservative Carlisle
Gary Streeter MP Conservative South West Devon


  1. "Membership - Committee of Privileges". UK Parliament. Retrieved 2018-11-13.
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