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Last month the Commons transport select committee published a report on road traffic enforcement. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In 1833 a select committee produced a report on the importance of green public space. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But a Commons transport select committee report says this would send a mixed message. The Sun (2010) House of Commons select committees perform a valuable role. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If you plan to watch only one select committee hearing in your life, then today is the day. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As a former chairman of the home affairs select committee, he knows a thing or two about the police. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The select committees of the House of Commons should be strengthened. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The House of Commons select committees could and should be better than they are. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The four main House of Lords select committees are an example. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The foreign affairs select committee report, published today, suggests the government has lost sight of its priorities. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The Commons home affairs select committee report criticises the profits being made from citizens, many of whom already pay taxes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A Government spokeswoman welcomed the select committee's report. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A House of Commons select committee is also taking a close interest. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Contemporary comment can be gleaned from a range of official reports and select committees though, as with the academic research cited, it is always fragmentary. Home-ownership - differentiation and fragmentation (1990)
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British English: select committee NOUN
A select committee is a committee of members of a parliament which is set up to investigate and report on a particular matter.
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