29 October 2010
MPs that have recently acquired a Ministerial or Secretary position have been discharged from Select Committees due to a Parliamentary mandate, which states they cannot serve both roles. With the Labour Party having now selected its Shadow Cabinet and Parliamentary Private Secretaries, the following changes to Select Committees have been confirmed:
· Toby Perkins and Chris Willliamson have been discharged from the Communities and Local Government Committee and Simon Danczuk and David Heyes have been added;
· Gemma Doyle and Tom Greatrex have been discharged from the Energy and Climate Change Committee and Barry Gardiner and Ian Lavery have been added;
· Nigel Adams has been discharged from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee and Richard Drax has been added; and
· Angie Bray, Lilian Greenwood and Angela Smith have been discharged from the Transport Committee and Steve Baker, Julie Hilling and Gavin Shuker have been added.

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