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Regional Select Committee (London)

Part of Consolidated Fund Bill – in the House of Commons at 10:38 pm on 14th December 2009.

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Photo of Stephen Hammond Stephen Hammond Shadow Minister (Transport) 10:38 pm, 14th December 2009

As a relative newcomer to the House, I listened intently to my hon. Friend's words about procedure and about some of the Members who will serve on the Committee. He made the point that Government members of Select Committees usually stay silent. Given that the Committee will be made up of Government appointees and volunteers, will it be a silent Committee?

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