Scottish Affairs Select Committee
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The Scottish Affairs 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 expenditure, administration and policy of the Scotland Office (and prior to that, the Scottish Office), and relations with the Scottish Parliament. It also looks at the administration and expenditure of the Advocate General for Scotland.
Unlike the Scottish Grand Committee, MPs from constituencies outwith Scotland can, and do, sit on the Scottish Affairs Committee.
As of 4 February 2013, the members of the committee are as follows:
|Ian Davidson MP (Chair)||Labour||Glasgow South West|
|Michael Crockart MP||Liberal Democrat||Edinburgh West|
|Eleanor Laing MP||Conservative||Epping Forest|
|Jim McGovern MP||Labour||Dundee West|
|Graeme Morrice MP||Labour||Livingston|
|Pamela Nash MP||Labour||Airdrie and Shotts|
|Sir James Paice MP||Conservative||South East Cambridgeshire|
|Alan Reid MP||Liberal Democrat||Argyll and Bute|
|Simon Reevell MP||Conservative||Dewsbury|
|Lindsay Roy MP||Labour||Glenrothes|
|Dr Eilidh Whiteford MP||Scottish National Party||Banff and Buchan|
Source: Scottish Affairs Committee
Occasionally, the House of Commons orders changes to be made in terms of membership of select committees, as proposed by the Committee of Selection. Such changes are shown below.
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