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Chair nominations for Exiting the European Union Committee

Nominations close for Chair elections

One nomination was received for the position of Chair of the Exiting the European Union Committee.

As the only candidate for the position, Hilary Benn will be declared to be elected unopposed when the Speaker announces the result of the Chair elections after the ballot held on Wednesday 12 July.

The elected MP takes up their position as Chair of the Committee when the remaining members of the committee have been appointed by the House.

The period of nomination ran from 4th July until 3pm on Friday 7 July, 2017. 

Nominated by (own party)

Ms Harriet Harman, Edward Miliband, Rachel Reeves, Jim Fitzpatrick, Jack Dromey, Kerry McCarthy, Darren Jones, Bill Esterson, Mary Glindon, Daniel Zeichner, Meg Hillier, Mr Pat McFadden, Yasmin Qureshi, Tracy Brabin, Rushanara Ali

Nominated by (other parties)

Dr Sarah Wollaston, Chris Stephens, Mr Bernard Jenkin, Anna Soubry, Mr Andrew Mitchell

Relevant interests

None

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