Backbench Business Committee

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons at 5:08 pm on 12th March 2012.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Graham Brady Graham Brady Chair, Conservative Party 1922 Committee 5:08 pm, 12th March 2012

The hon. Lady and I both served on the Wright Committee, and I am sure that she remembers, as I do, that it was very much that Committee’s deliberate intention to achieve a cultural change in the House of Commons. Part of that was precisely the issue of the Backbench Business Committee being elected by and representing the whole House, not individual parties.