Ribble Valley MP elected to influential 1922 Committee

Ribble Valley MP elected to influential 1922 Committee

Ribble Valley MP elected to influential 1922 Committee

First published in News

RIBBLE Valley MP Nigel Evans has been elected to an influential Conservative backbench committee.

Mr Evans, recently elected chairman of Tory MPs in the North West, faced a vote on Monday to join the 1922 Committee executive. The MP, who has represented the Ribble Valley since 1992, is still to be selected to fight for the constituency in next year’s general election.

He was nominated by Brooks Newmark, the Conservative MP for Braintree.

The 18-member committee meets every week while Parliament is in session, and provides a way for Conservative backbenchers to co-ordinate and discuss their views, independently of frontbenchers.

Formed in 1923, the committee, which can also have an important role in choosing the party leader, takes its name from the 1922 General Election. Mr Evans took to Facebook to announce the news, prompting comments of support and more than 50 ‘likes’.

Writing on the social networking site, he said: “Just got onto the 1922 executive committee. I’ve never been a trade unionist before.”

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4:09pm Wed 18 Jun 14

East_lancs_lad says...

It's just a boys club anyway ...........mind you saying that he may feel more at home then
It's just a boys club anyway ...........mind you saying that he may feel more at home then East_lancs_lad
  • Score: 27

5:55pm Wed 18 Jun 14

ConcernedOssy says...

East_lancs_lad wrote:
It's just a boys club anyway ...........mind you saying that he may feel more at home then
Sure He Would !!! LOL
[quote][p][bold]East_lancs_lad[/bold] wrote: It's just a boys club anyway ...........mind you saying that he may feel more at home then[/p][/quote]Sure He Would !!! LOL ConcernedOssy
  • Score: 23

6:03pm Wed 18 Jun 14

Birtrumthegreat says...

I was unaware that he wasn't a member of the backdoor committee.
I was unaware that he wasn't a member of the backdoor committee. Birtrumthegreat
  • Score: 23

6:08pm Wed 18 Jun 14

ConcernedOssy says...

Birtrumthegreat wrote:
I was unaware that he wasn't a member of the backdoor committee.
Founder Member I Bet !!!
East_lancs_lad says

... just a boys club anyway ...........mind you saying that he may feel more at home then
Sure He Would !!! Founder Member !!!!also see they found a Pic of him looking Younger for the Job !! Whatever that might be !!! LOL
[quote][p][bold]Birtrumthegreat[/bold] wrote: I was unaware that he wasn't a member of the backdoor committee.[/p][/quote]Founder Member I Bet !!! East_lancs_lad says ... just a boys club anyway ...........mind you saying that he may feel more at home then Sure He Would !!! Founder Member !!!!also see they found a Pic of him looking Younger for the Job !! Whatever that might be !!! LOL ConcernedOssy
  • Score: 20

6:21pm Wed 18 Jun 14

drunken donut says...

If you drop the soap, leave it where it is.
If you drop the soap, leave it where it is. drunken donut
  • Score: 17

7:20pm Wed 18 Jun 14

East_lancs_lad says...

Writing on the social networking site, he said: “Just got onto the 1922 executive committee. I’ve never been a trade unionist before.”

Think there has been a typo, should have read, " Just done the 1922 executive committee. I've never done a trade unionist before". :-)
Writing on the social networking site, he said: “Just got onto the 1922 executive committee. I’ve never been a trade unionist before.” Think there has been a typo, should have read, " Just done the 1922 executive committee. I've never done a trade unionist before". :-) East_lancs_lad
  • Score: 17

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