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House of Commons Commission - membership

The House of Commons (Administration) Act 1978 states that the Commission shall consist of:

  • Mr Speaker (who shall be Chairman)
  • Leader of the House of Commons
  • a member of the House of Commons nominated by the Leader of the Opposition
  • three other members of the House of Commons appointed by the House of Commons, none of whom shall be a Minister of the Crown.

Member Party
John Bercow (Chair) Speaker
Sir Paul Beresford Conservative
Frank Doran Labour
Angela Eagle Labour
Rt Hon William Hague (Leader of the House) Conservative
John Thurso Liberal Democrat

Useful information

For more information regarding the House of Commons Commission please contact:

Robert Twigger - Secretary to the Commission
Tel: 020 7219 3270

Sarah Heath - Assistant Secretary to the Commission
Tel: 020 7219 6394

Ronnie Jefferson - PA to Secretary to the Commission
Tel: 020 7219 3299

Email: HOCCommission@parliament.uk

View the Governance structure of the Commons administration (PDF PDF 278 KB)