Commons Select Committee of Privileges


The Commons Select Committee of Privileges is appointed by the House of Commons to consider specific matters relating to privileges referred to it by the House.

It came into being on 7 January 2013 as one half of the replacements for the Committee on Standards and Privileges. The latter committee was divided into the Committee on Standards and Committee of Privileges in order that the Standards Committee might employ lay members.


As of September 2020, the members of the committee were as follows:[1]

Member Party Constituency
Chris Bryant MP (Chair) Labour Rhondda
Andy Carter MP Conservative Warrington South
Anne McLaughlin MP Scottish National Party Glasgow North East
Alberto Costa MP Conservative South Leicestershire
Chris Elmore MP Labour Ogmore
Sir Bernard Jenkin MP Conservative Harwich and North Essex
Mark Fletcher MP Conservative Bolsover


  1. ^ "Membership - Committee of Privileges". UK Parliament. Retrieved 2018-11-13.

External links

  • The Committee's website