London Regional Select Committee begins work

The new London Regional Select Committee of the House of Commons has elected as its Chairman Karen Buck, MP for Regent's Park and Kensington North.

The other members of the Committee, appointed by the House of Commons on 14 December 2009, are Jeremy Corbyn (Islington North), Clive Efford (Eltham), Siobhain McDonagh (Mitcham & Morden), Mr Andrew Pelling (Croydon Central) and Mr Andy Slaughter (Ealing, Acton & Shepherd's Bush).

The remit of the London Regional Select Committee is "to examine the Government's regional policies for London and the Government's relationship with the Greater London Authority and regional bodies."