Home Affairs Committee Press Notice

Session 2002-03, dated 15 July 2003


COMMITTEE CHOOSES NEW CHAIRMAN

The Home Affairs Committee today chose the Rt Hon John Denham MP as its new Chairman, replacing Mr Chris Mullin MP who accepted a Ministerial position in June.

Mr Denham was appointed to the Committee by the House of Commons on Monday 14 July, together with Janet Anderson MP and Mrs Claire Curtis-Thomas MP. Mr Chris Mullin MP, Bridget Prentice MP and Mr Tom Watson MP cease to be members of the Committee.