§ 22. Andrew Selous
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on what basis she selected the members of the Cultural Commission for the east of England. 
§ Tessa Jowell
The Chair of the East of England Regional Cultural Consortium, known as Living East, was appointed by me following consultation within the region and advice from an independent appointments panel.
Consortium members are either nominated by the relevant cultural bodies or by local government, or appointed by the Chair in consultation with others in the region. Ministers are not involved with the appointment of any Consortium members other than the Chairs.