Northern Ireland Affairs Select Committee

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The Northern Ireland Affairs Select Committee (or simply the 'Northern Ireland Affairs Committee') is a select committee of the House of Commons in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The committee's remit is to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Northern Ireland Office and its associated public bodies.[1] Select Committees work in both houses and report on governmental departments and economic affairs.[2]


As at July 2015, the Committee's membership is as follows:[3]

Member Party Constituency
Laurence Robertson MP (Chair) Conservative Tewkesbury
David Anderson MP Labour Blaydon
Oliver Colvile MP Conservative Plymouth Sutton and Devonport
Nigel Evans MP Conservative Ribble Valley
Stephen Hepburn MP Labour Jarrow
Sylvia Hermon MP Independent North Down
Kate Hoey MP Labour Vauxhall
Danny Kinahan MP Ulster Unionist South Antrim
Jack Lopresti MP Conservative Filton and Bradley Stoke
Dr Alasdair McDonnell MP Social Democratic and Labour Belfast South
Nigel Mills MP Conservative Amber Valley
Ian Paisley, Jr. MP Democratic Unionist North Antrim
Gavin Robinson MP Democratic Unionist Belfast East

Source: Northern Ireland Affairs Committee

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  1. ^ "Northern Ireland Affairs Committee - role". UK Parliament. Retrieved 15 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Select Committees". UK Parliament. Retrieved 15 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Northern Ireland Affairs Committee - membership". UK Parliament. Retrieved 15 July 2015.