Pete Wishart MP elected Chair of the Scottish Affairs Committee

30 January 2020

Pete Wishart MP has been elected Chair of the Scottish Affairs Committee for this Parliament.

The Committee received a single nomination which resulted in the Chair being elected unopposed.
Pete Wishart will formally take up position as Chair of the Committee when the remaining members of the Committee have been named by the House. This is expected to be announced in February. 

The full list of elected committee chairs for the new Parliament was announced in the House of Commons by the Speaker, Sir Lindsay Hoyle MP.

See the full breakdown of election results (  PDF 137 KB) (PDF PDF 137 KB)
See the full list of candidates (  PDF 982 KB) (PDF PDF 982 KB)

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