Scotland politics

Youngest MP Mhairi Black joins pensions committee

Mhairi Black

The youngest MP at Westminster, Mhairi Black, is to take up a place on one of the House of Commons select committees.

The 20-year-old, who graduated with a first class honours degree in politics from Glasgow University last week, will sit on the Work and Pensions select committee.

The party has confirmed that SNP MPs will sit on 26 select committees.

There will be three members on the Scottish affairs committee, which the party also chairs.

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