Fewer Cabinet Seats But More Committees

While Foreign Affairs and International Trade have been reunited on Sussex Drive, their joint House committee has been split in two, part of the Tory government's plan to bump up the list of committees from 22 to 26

Sarah McGregor
Published: Wednesday, 04/05/2006 12:00 am EDT

The department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade is officially reunited after a 26-month split that had been the source of much political acrimony, but now its Parliamentary committee will be divided under a plan agreed to by all parties.

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