East of England Regional Select Committee begins work

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24 April 2009: For immediate release

The new East Midlands Regional Select Committee of the House of Commons has elected Margaret Moran, MP for Luton South as its Chair.

The other members of the Committee are Mr Charles Clarke (Norwich South), Dr Ian Gibson (Norwich North), Patrick Hall (Bedford) and Mr Anthony Wright (Great Yarmouth).

Following her election Margaret Moran MP said :

'I am delighted to be elected chair of the Regional Select Committee for East of England. I believe we need more scrutiny at regional level, accompanying the role of the Minister for the East of England, enabling greater cooperation and examination of issues affecting the region. I look forward to working with colleagues in Parliament and regional agencies in the near future.'