Frank Field elected Chair

12 July 2017

The new Chair of the Work and Pensions Committee is Frank Field.

Following nominations and elections among MPs, Frank Field has been elected Chair of the committee for the 2017 Parliament.

He was the sole nomination for the position and was therefore declared elected, unopposed.

The full list of elected committee chairs for the new Parliament was announced in the House of Commons by the Speaker, the Rt Hon John Bercow. The full list of Committee Chairs is here.

Frank Field will formally take up position as chair of the committee when the remaining members of the committee have been named by the House.

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