Paul Burstow is new chair of the Parliamentary Party

Paul BurstowA bit of party news today with various posts being filled. Paul Burstow has been elected chair of the Parliamentary Party, succeeding Lorely Burt who in the reshuffle became PPS to Danny Alexander.

Meanwhile there have also been changes at both the Commons and Lords end to the Co-Chairs of various Liberal Democrat Party Parliamentary Committees (often given the same acronym, PPCs, as used for party candidates).

The full list of names now is:

Business, Innovation & Science
Commons Co-Chair: Gordon Birtwistle
Lords Co-Chair: Lord Razzall

Communities & Local Government
Commons Co-Chair: Annette Brooke
Lords Co-Chair: Lord Tope

Constitutional & Political Reform
Commons Co-Chair: John Thurso
Lords Co-Chair: Lord Tyler

Culture, Media & Sport
Commons Co-Chair: John Leech
Lords Co-Chair: Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury

Education, Families & Young People
Commons Co-Chair: Dan Rogerson
Lords Co-Chair: Lord (Mike) Storey (from January 2013)

Energy & Climate Change
Commons Co-Chair: Mike Crockart
Lords Co-Chair: Lord Teverson

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Commons Co-Chair: Roger Williams
Lords Co-Chair: Baroness Parminter

Health & Social Care
Commons Co-Chair: John Pugh
Lords Co-Chair: Baroness Jolly

Home Affairs, Justice & Equalities
Commons Co-Chair: Julian Huppert
Lords Co-Chair: Baroness Hamwee (Home Office)
Lords Co-Chair: Lord Marks (MoJ)

International Affairs (FCO, Defence & DfID)
Commons Co-Chair: Martin Horwood
Lords Co-Chair: Baroness Falkner of Margravine (FCO)
Lords Co-Chair: Lord Palmer of Childs Hill (MoD)
Lords Co-Chair: Lord Chidgey (DFID)

Northern Ireland
Commons Co-Chair: Stephen Lloyd
Lords Co-Chair: Lord Smith of Clifton

Scotland
Commons Co-Chair: John Thurso
Lords Co-Chair: Lord (Nicol) Stephen

Transport
Commons Co-Chair: Alan Reid
Lords Co-Chair: Lord Bradshaw

Treasury
Commons Co-Chair: Stephen Williams
Lords Co-Chair: Baroness Kramer

Wales
Commons Co-Chair: Mark Williams
Lords Co-Chair: Lord (Martin) Thomas

Work & Pensions
Commons Co-Chair: Greg Mulholland
Lords Co-Chair(s): Lord German

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