Procedure Committee

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The Procedure Committee is a select committee of the House of Commons in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The remit of the committee is to consider the practice and procedure of the House in the conduct of public business.[1]


As at June 2015, the Committee's only member is its Chair, Charles Walker, with other members to be elected.[2] During the 2014/15 session of Parliament, membership was as follows:

Member Party Constituency
Charles Walker MP (Chair) Conservative Broxbourne
Jenny Chapman MP Labour Darlington
Nic Dakin MP Labour Scunthorpe
Thomas Docherty MP Labour Dunfermline and West Fife
Roger Gale MP Conservative North Thanet
Helen Goodman MP Labour Bishop Auckland
James Gray MP Conservative North Wiltshire
Tom Greatrex MP Labour Co-op Rutherglen and Hamilton West
John Hemming MP Liberal Democrat Birmingham Yardley
David Nuttall MP Conservative Bury North
Jacob Rees-Mogg MP Conservative North East Somerset
Martin Vickers MP Conservative Cleethorpes

Source: Procedure 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.

Date Outgoing Member
& Party
Constituency New Member
& Party
Constituency Source
9 June 2010 Greg Knight MP (ConservativeEast Yorkshire) elected Chair Hansard
26 July 2010 Initial members elected Hansard
1 March 2011 Mike Wood MP (Labour) East Yorkshire Helen Goodman MP (Labour) Bishop Auckland Hansard
21 March 2011 Angela Smith MP (Labour) Penistone and
Thomas Docherty MP (Labour) Dunfermline and West Fife Hansard
1 April 2011 Sir Peter Soulsby MP (Labour) Leicester South
Vote and
11 October 2011 Bridget Phillipson MP (Labour) Houghton and Sunderland South Nic Dakin MP (Labour) Scunthorpe Hansard
31 October 2011 Andrew Percy MP (Conservative) Brigg and Goole Karen Bradley MP (Conservative) Staffordshire Moorlands Hansard
6 September 2012 Chair: Greg Knight MP (Conservative) East Yorkshire Vacant Hansard
17 October 2012 Vacant Chair: Charles Walker MP (Conservative) Broxbourne Hansard
5 November 2012 Karen Bradley MP (Conservative) Staffordshire Moorlands Martin Vickers MP (Conservative) Cleethorpes Hansard

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Procedure Committee - role". House of Commons. Retrieved 22 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Winning candidates for select committee Chairs announced". UK Parliament. Retrieved 22 June 2015. 

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