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The Welsh Affairs Select Committee (or simply the 'Welsh Affairs Committee') is a select committee of the House of Commons in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The remit of the Committee is to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Wales Office, and relations with the Welsh Assembly[1].



The committee consists of 11 Members of Parliament. Members are nominated by the House of Commons Selection Committee at the beginning of each Parliamentary session, and serve for the duration of that parliament. The membership reflects the strengths of parties in the House of Commons as a whole. The Committee appoints one of its number as Chairman.

The current members of the committee, as of 17 November 2008, are

Member Party Constituency
Dr Hywel Francis MP, (Chair) Labour Aberavon
David TC Davies MP Conservative Monmouth
Nia Griffith MP Labour Llanelli
Siân James MP Labour Swansea East
David Jones MP Conservative Clwyd West
Martyn Jones MP Labour Clwyd South
Rt Hon Alun Michael MP Labour Cardiff South and Penarth
Albert Owen MP Labour Ynys Mon
Mark Pritchard MP Conservative The Wrekin
Hywel Williams MP Plaid Cymru Caernarfon
Mark Williams MP Liberal Democrat Ceredigion

Source: Parliament Website

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