John has been selected by colleagues in Parliament to become a member of the influential Exiting the European Union Committee which was set up by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Department for Exiting the European Union and matters falling within the responsibilities of associated public bodies.

The committee features twenty one MPs ranging from a variety of parties and is chaired by the Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP.

John was a prominent supporter of the Leave campaign during his tenure as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and campaigned for Britain to leave the European Union during the Referendum.

To find out more about the work of the committee, please click the following link which will take you to the homepage:

http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/exiting-the-european-union-committee/

Photo: John is pictured with the Rt Hon Hilary Benn, Chair of the Committee, and other members on a visit to meet various businesses based in Wolverhampton. Copyright of the Exiting the EU Committee