Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
The Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee is a select committee of the House of Commons in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The remit of the Committee is to examine the work, the expenditure, administration and policies of the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) and its associated public bodies.
As of 29 May 2019, the membership of the committee is as follows:
Occasionally, the House of Commons orders changes to the membership of select committees as proposed by the Committee of Selection. Such changes are shown below.
Chair of the Communities and Local Government Select Committee
|Clive Betts||Labour||Sheffield South East
(Sheffield Attercliffe 1992–2010)
|10 June 2010||Elected by the House of Commons|
|Phyllis Starkey||Labour||Milton Keynes South West||28 June 2006||Elected by the Select Committee|
|Previously as Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Select Committee|
|Phyllis Starkey||Labour||Milton Keynes South West||14 July 2005||Elected by the Select Committee|
|Andrew Bennett||Labour||Denton and Reddish||23 July 2002||Elected by the Select Committee|
From June 2010 chairs of select committees have been directly elected by a secret ballot of the whole House of Commons using the alternative vote system. Candidates with the fewest votes are eliminated and their votes redistributed until one remaining candidate has more than half of valid votes. Elections are held at the beginning of a parliament or in the event of a vacancy.
|12 July 2017|
|17 June 2015|
|9 June 2010|