Role - Sub-Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy

The Sub-Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy was formed from Sub-Committees of the Education Committee and the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee from October 17 2016).

It brought together committee members to examine issues around education and skills, and how they impact upon business and the economy.

It adjourned on 28 March 2017.

Sub-Committee membership

The Sub-Committee consisted of Members of Parliament from the Education Committee, and the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Skills Committee. It was chaired by Neil Carmichael MP, Conservative Member of Parliament for Stroud, and Iain Wright MP, Labour Member of Parliament for Hartlepool.

Follow the Committee's work

For most inquiries, the Sub-Committee held question and answer "oral evidence" sessions with witnesses. These were held in public, normally in a Committee Room at the Houses of Parliament. Webcasts of oral evidence sessions can be viewed at Parliament TV.

Inquiries, oral and written evidence, and Reports produced by the Sub-Committee can also be found on these pages.

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What do Select Committees do?

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