Kate Osamor, the Labour MP for Edmonton has been elected to the prestigious Education Select Committee and the Backbench Business Committee.
The Education Select Committee is a group of MPs which scrutinises the Government’s educations policies and the work of the Department for Education. The Backbench Business Committee gives opportunities for backbench MPs to bring forward debates of their choice. Ms. Osamor will be one of the MPs who decides which debates are heard.
Kate Osamor MP said:
“I am very pleased to have been elected to these committees. Improving schools and colleges in Edmonton is a top priority for me. I will work hard to represent the people of Edmonton and hold the Government to account over its education polices.”
“I will also use my place on the Backbench Business Committee to ensure that backbench MPs are able to raise issues which would not otherwise get debated.”