Commons Select Committee on Standards

The Commons Select Committee on Standards is appointed by the House of Commons to oversee the work of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards.


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 Standards Committee might employ lay members.


As of 16 March 2019, the members of the committee were as follows:

Member Party Constituency
Kate Green MP (Chair) Labour Stretford and Urmston
Sir Christopher Chope MP Conservative Christchurch
Stewart McDonald MP SNP Glasgow South
Bridget Phillipson MP Labour Houghton and Sunderland South
John Stevenson MP Conservative Carlisle
Sir Gary Streeter MP Conservative South West Devon
Liz Twist MP Labour Blaydon

Source: Committee on Standards


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