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Business of the House

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:33 am on 3rd July 2014.

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Photo of Andrew Lansley Andrew Lansley The Leader of the House of Commons 10:33 am, 3rd July 2014

I think that the Prime Minister in this House and my noble Friend Baroness Warsi in the House of Lords yesterday made it clear that while this nomination is one for the Prime Minister, it is open to the scrutiny Committees of the House to request, as they could on any nomination for commissioner, that evidence be given to them. It will be a matter for the nominee concerned as to how to respond.