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

* Mark Pack has written 101 Ways To Win An Election and produces a monthly newsletter about the Liberal Democrats.

Read more by or more about or .
This entry was posted in News, Parliament and Party policy and internal matters.
Bookmark the web address for this page or use the short url http://ldv.org.uk/31247 for Twitter and emails.

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

If you are a member of the party, you can have the Lib Dem Logo appear next to your comments to show this. You must be registered for our forum and can then login on this public site with the same username and password.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

*
*
Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?




Recent Comments

  • User AvatarStephen Hesketh 23rd Oct - 1:14pm
    Quantitative!!! This is why we need a preview function!
  • User AvatarStephen Hesketh 23rd Oct - 1:11pm
    @Malcolm Todd23rd Oct '14 - 11:45am " The money comes from financial institutions, who lend it to the government (that is, they buy interest-bearing bonds,...
  • User AvatarRuth Bright 23rd Oct - 1:01pm
    I have just spoken to Donnachadh. His arrest was for not giving his name - as he is carried into the van he is giving...
  • User AvatarSteve Coltman 23rd Oct - 1:00pm
    Ironically, this rather undemocratic system has got us a parliamentarian who is unusually well-qualified. A proper democratic system is unlikely to have produced such a...
  • User AvatarGF 23rd Oct - 12:57pm
    Julian Critchely - That exact same question was asked of Mariner Eccles, Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank during President Roosevelt's administration when testifying before...
  • User AvatarJohnTilley 23rd Oct - 12:53pm
    Paul Walter Would the 'beaker folk' include Danny Alexander? :-)