Finance Committee (House of Commons)

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The Finance Committee, until 2015 known as the Finance and Services Committee,[1] is a select committee of the House of Commons in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The committee considers expenditure on and the administration of services for the House of Commons, and it has responsibility for detailed scrutiny of the House’s budget.

Membership[edit]

As of 20 April 2016, the members of the committee are as follows:

Member Party Constituency
The Rt Hon. Nick Brown MP (Chair) Labour Newcastle upon Tyne East
Jake Berry MP Conservative Rossendale and Darwen
Clive Betts MP Labour Sheffield South East
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP Conservative Cotswold
Mark Garnier MP Conservative Wyre Forest
Neil Gray MP SNP Airdrie and Shotts
Rt Hon Sir Alan Haselhurst MP Conservative Saffron Walden
Hon Lindsay Hoyle MP Labour Chorley
Helen Jones MP Labour Warrington North
Kwasi Kwarteng MP Conservative Spelthorne
Karen Lumley MP Conservative Redditch

Source: [1]

Changes[edit]

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 between 2010 and January 2013 are shown below.

Date Outgoing Member
& Party
Constituency New Member
& Party
Constituency Source
8 November 2010 Luciana Berger MP (Labour Co-op) Liverpool Wavertree Clive Betts MP (Labour) Sheffield South East Hansard
14 November 2011 Brooks Newmark MP (Conservative) Braintree Shailesh Vara MP (Conservative) North West Cambridgeshire Hansard
30 January 2012 Jonathan Reynolds MP (Labour Co-op) Stalybridge and Hyde George Howarth MP (Labour) Knowsley Hansard
14 January 2013 Shailesh Vara MP (Conservative) North West Cambridgeshire Greg Knight MP (Conservative) Derby North Hansard

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