Iain Wright confirmed as chair of revamped Business Committee, as energy and climate change committee axed

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ECC Committee scrapped in favour of new oversight body covering business, energy, and industrial strategy headed by Labour MP Iain Wright

The group of MPs tasked with scrutinising government policy on energy and climate change has been axed, to be replaced by a new committee in line with the revamped Department for Business, Energy and Industrial...

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