To elect a Chairman in accordance with Standing Order No. 29.
The Committee proceeded to elect a Chairman in accordance with Standing Order No. 29. A list of Members eligible to stand was read and Catherine McGuinness being the only Member expressing willingness to serve was duly elected for the ensuing year and took the Chair.
The Chair welcomed Karina Dostalova, Anne Fairweather and Shravan Joshi to their first meetings of the Committee. She also thanked outgoing Members Deputy John Tomlinson, and Henry Colthurst for their contribution to the work of the Committee.