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select committee

(in Britain) a small committee composed of members of parliament, set up by either House of Parliament to investigate and report back on a specified matter of interest
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Previously reported files from the UK National Archives have revealed that in the end Callaghan did testify in front of the Select Committee on Cyprus, just three weeks after his letter, and although the Committee's report did not include such details he had referred to the UK stance during the Turkish invasion.
His sentiments were echoed on Parliament steps on December 12 last year, when Council of Trade Unions' president Helen Kelly presented an alternative select committee report to Labour and Green MPs.
Deputy IPCC chairman Deborah Glass said: "Evidence given to the home affairs select committee on October 23 revealed a number of procedural irregularities between the production of the draft and final West Mercia reports.
However, chair of the Health Select Committee Stephen Dorrell MP said of national plans for urgent care boards: "The committee is mindful of pressures which will build during next winter and is concerned current plans lack sufficient urgency.
It is not clear whether UNP will go to the rescue of UPFA by nominating its party members to the Parliamentary Select Committee on the Constitutional Changes.
Mrs Napier will also give her account of the episode to the Home Affairs Select Committee.
IN response to your article regarding Councillor Kemp''s motion summoning the chief executive and chair from Liverpool Mutual Homes to appear before the Council''s Housing Select Committee (More pressure on home boss, ECHO December 5).
NEWS Corporation last night condemned the select committee report as "unjustified and highly partisan" In a statement this evening, the media mogul's News Corp said: "Hard truths have emerged from the Select Committee Report: that there was serious wrongdoing at the News of the World; that our response to the wrongdoing was too slow and too defensive; and that some of our employees misled the Select Committee in 2009.
Jade Hope will sit on the Youth Select Committee, a body which mirrors the UK Parliament Select Committee structure and gives young people the opportunity to scrutinise and hold inquiries on topics they're interested in.
The Bar's Law Related Education Committee will name a Justice Teaching select committee judge and a Justice Teaching volunteer of the year during the Bar's Annual Convention in June.
Mr Bailey is chairman of the business, innovation and skills select committee, which has tried without success to summon the chief executive of Kraft Foods, Irene Rosenfeld, to appear before it to give evidence about Kraft's takeover of Cadbury.
Chief executive Irene Rosenfeld - dubbed the Queen of Cheese in the US - has refused three invitations to appear before the Commons Business, Innovation and Skills select committee.