Northern Ireland Affairs Select Committee

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 May 2020, the Committee's membership is as follows:[3]

Member Party Constituency
Simon Hoare MP (Chair) Conservative North Dorset
Gregory Campbell MP Democratic Unionist East Londonderry
Caroline Ansell MP Conservative Eastbourne
Karin Smyth MP Labour Bristol South
Claire Hanna MP Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South
Stephen Farry MP Alliance Party of Northern Ireland North Down
Robert Goodwill MP Conservative Scarborough and Whitby
Conor McGinn MP Labour St Helens North
Ian Paisley, Jr. MP Democratic Unionist North Antrim
Scott Benton MP Conservative Blackpool South
Bob Stewart MP Conservative Beckenham

See also


  1. "Northern Ireland Affairs Committee - role". UK Parliament. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  2. "Select Committees". UK Parliament. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  3. "Membership - Northern Ireland Affairs Committee". UK Parliament. Retrieved 27 May 2020.