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Committee of Selection - role

The Committee of Selection was appointed on 28 May 2015 to select and propose to the House:

  • Members to form each select committee of the House (except the Committee of Selection itself and any committee otherwise provided for by statute or by order of the House)
  • Chairman of each select committee
  • Members to form any other body not being a select committee referred to it by the Chairman of Committees
  • Members to fill casual vacancies occurring in the membership of select committees
  • Members to form the panel of Deputy Chairmen of Committees.