Procedure Committee

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] The committee is governed by Standing Order number 147, which sets out its remit, powers, and the number of members.


58th parliament

In the 58th parliament, the membership of the committee is the following:[2]

Member Party Constituency
Karen Bradley (Chair) Conservative Staffordshire Moorlands
Jack Brereton Conservative Stoke-on-Trent South
Sir Christopher Chope Conservative Christchurch
Aaron Bell Conservative Newcastle-under-Lyme
Dame Angela Eagle Labour Wallasey
Owen Thompson Scottish National Party Midlothian
Suzanne Webb Conservative Stourbridge
Kirsty Blackman Scottish National Party Aberdeen North
Bambos Charalambous Labour Enfield Southgate
Chris Elmore Labour Ogmore
Kevan Jones Labour Durham North
Nigel Mills Conservative Amber Valley
William Wragg Conservative Hazel Grove
James Sunderland Conservative Bracknell
Liz Twist Labour Blaydon
Douglas Ross Conservative Moray
James Gray Conservative North Wiltshire

57th parliament

In the 57th parliament, the members of the committee was the following:[3]

Member Party Constituency
Charles Walker MP (Chair) Conservative Broxbourne
Bob Blackman MP Conservative Harrow East
Peter Bone MP Conservative Wellingborough
Gareth Snell MP Labour Co-op Stoke-on-Trent Central
Bambos Charalambous MP Labour Enfield Southgate
Sir Christopher Chope MP Conservative Christchurch
Alison Thewliss MP Scottish National Party Glasgow Central
Nic Dakin MP Labour Scunthorpe
Chris Elmore MP Labour Ogmore
Helen Goodman MP Labour Bishop Auckland
Ranil Jayawardena MP Conservative North East Hampshire
David Linden MP Scottish National Party Glasgow East
Melanie Onn MP Labour Great Grimsby
Nick Smith MP Labour Blaenau Gwent
William Wragg MP Conservative Hazel Grove
Rt. Hon Sir David Evennett MP Conservative Bexleyheath and Crayford
Rt. Hon Sir Edward Leigh MP Conservative Gainsborough


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 Vacant 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


  1. "Procedure Committee - role". House of Commons. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
  2. "Procedure Committee - Membership - Committees - UK Parliament". Retrieved 17 May 2021.
  3. "Membership - Procedure Committee". Retrieved 13 November 2017.