Women Deputy Speakers and Committee Chairs

Of those so far established in the 2017 Parliament, 13 select committees across both Houses are chaired by women. In the Commons, two women have been elected as Deputy Speakers and a further six women have been selected to serve on the Panel of Chairs.


Women Chairs of Select Committees in the 2017 Parliament

House of Commons - chairs at 20 July 2017

House of Lords - chairs at 20 July 2017

Joint Committees (of both Houses)

Members and Chairs of joint committees have yet to be appointed in the 2017 Parliament.


Women Chairs of Select Committees in the 2015-17 Parliament

House of Commons - chairs at 27 April 2017

House of Lords - chairs at 27 April 2017

Joint Committees (of both Houses) - chairs at 27 April 2017


Women Chairs of Select Committees in the 2010-15 Parliament

House of Commons - chairs at 29 March 2015

House of Lords - chairs at 29 March 2015

Joint select committees (of both Houses) 2010-15