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1The members of the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (“the Committee”) are—E+W+S+N.I.
(a)the Speaker of the House of Commons,
(b)the Leader of the House of Commons,
(c)the person who chairs the House of Commons Committee on Standards and Privileges, and
(d)five members of the House of Commons who are not Ministers of the Crown, appointed by the House of Commons.
2(1)A person appointed under paragraph 1(d) (“an appointed member”) ceases to be a member of the Committee if—E+W+S+N.I.
(a)another person is appointed in the person's place, or
(b)the person ceases to be a member of the House of Commons.
(2)An appointed member may resign from the Committee by giving notice to the Committee.
(3)Except as provided by this paragraph, an appointed member is a member of the Committee for the remainder of the Parliament in which the person is appointed.
(4)An appointed member may be re-appointed (more than once) to membership of the Committee.
3(1)The Committee may determine its own procedure (including quorum).E+W+S+N.I.
(2)The validity of any proceedings of the Committee is not affected by—
(a)a vacancy among the members, or
(b)a defect in the appointment of a member.
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