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Helen is a member of the Treasury Select Committee. What does this mean?

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The Treasury Select Committee scrutinises HM Treasury and associated bodies such as the Bank of England. This makes Helen a key part of the process that examines George Osborne’s policy decisions, questions policy makers and produces reports on Government economic policy. Visit the Parliament UK website for an overview of the Treasury Committee’s responsibilities and transcripts of Treasury Committee inquiries that Helen has taken part in.

The Treasury Select Committee is chaired by Conservative MP Andrew Tyrie and has cross-bench membership. It is one of 19 Select Committees related to government departments and the government will normally publish responses to Select Committee reports.

Helen has taken part in Inquiries holding George Osborne to account over his record on carbon emissions, the government on its record on economic growth and banks on their customer service.

Visit the Parliament UK website for more information on other Select Committees.

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