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Session 2005-06

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*20 June 2006Third ReportAffordability and the Supply of Housing
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*20 March 2006Oral and Written EvidenceAffordability and the Supply of Housing
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*11 May 2006Written EvidencePlanning Gain Supplement
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*4 May 2006Fourth Special ReportODPM Annual Report and Accounts 2005: Government Response to the Committee's First Report of Session 2005-06
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*12 July 2006Fourth ReportThe Fire and Rescue Service
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*23 March 2006Oral and Written EvidenceThe Fire and Rescue Service
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*22 March 2006Third Special ReportThe Role and Effectiveness of the Standards Board for England: Government Response to the Committee's Seventh Report of Session 2004-05
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*17 March 2006Second ReportRe-licensing
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*15 March 2006Written EvidenceIs there a future for Regional Government ?
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*26 January 2006First ReportODPM Annual Report and Accounts 2005
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*31 October 2005Second Special ReportThe Role and Effectiveness of the Local Government Ombudsmen for England: Government Response to the Committee's Eleventh Report of Session 2004-05
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*21 July 2005First Special ReportGovernment Response to the Committee's Fourth Report of Session 2004-05, on the ODPM Annual Report and Accounts 2004
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*18 April 2006Coastal Towns
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*7 February 2006Ministerial Informal Summit on Sustainable Communities under the UK Presidency
Oral Evidence given by Rt Hon John Prescott MP, Deputy Prime Minister and First Secretary of State; and Richard McCarthy, Director General, Sustainable Communities Group, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: published on 18 April 2006

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*21 November 2005Local Government Finance
Oral and Written Evidence given by
Sir Sandy Bruce-Lockhart, Chairman, Sir Jeremy Beecham, Vice-Chairman, LGA and Leader of the Labour Group, Sir David Williams, Chairman LGA Liberal Democrat Group, and Sir Brian Boscoe, Chief Executive, Local Government Association (LGA): published on 14 February 2006


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*14 November 2005Introductory Hearing for New Permanent Secretary
Oral and written Evidence given by Mr Peter Housden, Permanent Secretary, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister
HC 680-i   Purchase this title
 

Uncorrected Oral Evidence

 
*19 June 2006Is there a future for Regional Government?
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by Sir Michael Lyons, Chair of the Lyons Inquiry into Local Government and Ms Sally Burlington: uploaded on 23 June 2006

HC 977-vii
 
*12 June 2006Is there a future for Regional Government?
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by David Lunts – Executive Director of Policy and Partnerships, Mayor of London; Paul Rogerson – Chief Executive, Nicole Brock – Head of Regional Policy, Leeds City Region; Michael Frater – Chief Executive of Telford and Wrekin Council, Dr Simon Murphy – City Region Project Director, Our City Region Partnership (Birmingham);Dermot Finch – Director, Centre for Cities, IPPR Centre for Cities: uploaded on 15 June 2006

HC 977-vi
 
*7 June 2006Is there a future for Regional Government?
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by David Lunts – Executive Director of Policy and Partnerships, Mayor of London; Paul Rogerson – Chief Executive, Nicole Brock – Head of Regional Policy, Leeds City Region; Michael Frater – Chief Executive of Telford and Wrekin Council, Dr Simon Murphy – City Region Project Director, Our City Region Partnership (Birmingham);Dermot Finch – Director, Centre for Cities, IPPR Centre for Cities: uploaded on 13 June 2006

HC 977-v
 
*18 May 2006Planning Gain Supplement
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by Yvette Cooper MP, Minister for Housing and Planning, Department for Communities and Local Government; and John Healey MP, Financial Secretary, HM Treasury: uploaded on 23 May 2006

HC 1024-iv
 
*16 May 2006Planning Gain Supplement
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by Mr Stewart Baseley, Executive Chairman, Mr John Stewart, Director of Economic Affairs, and Mr John Slaughter, Director of External Affairs, Home Builders’ Federation; Mr Mark Southgate, Head of Planning and Local Government, and Mr Clive Bates, Head of Environmental Policy, Environment Agency: uploaded on 23 May 2006

HC 1024-iii
 
*15 May 2006Is there a future for Regional Government?
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by Councillor John Joyce – Chair, North West Regional Assembly, John Hawkins – Head of Policy and Research, Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA), Robert Crawford – Chief Executive, The Mersey Partnership, Neil Scales – Chief Executive and Director General, Merseytravel, Keith Barnes – Regional Director, Government Office for the North West, Maggie Mooney – Town Clerk and Chief Executive, Carlisle City Council; Jane Henderson – Chief Executive, South West RDA, Alan Clarke – Chief Executive, One North East, and Pam Alexander – Lead RDA Chief Executive, English Regional Development Agencies, David Cragg – Regional Director: West Midlands and David Hughes – Regional Director: London, Learning and Skills Council: uploaded on 19 May 2006

HC 977-iv
 
*8 May 2006Planning Gain Supplement
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by John Calcutt, Chief Executive; Trevor Beattie, Corporate Strategy Director; and Dennis Horne, Chief Operating Officer, English Partnerships; Brigid Simmons, Chief Executive, Business in Sport and Leisure: uploaded on 10 May 2006

HC 1024-ii
 
*24 April 2006Planning Gain Supplement
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by Kelvin MacDonald - Director, Policy & Research, and Professor John Hennebury - Professor of Property Development Studies, University of Sheffield, Royal Town Planning Institute, Gideon Amos – Director, David Waterhouse, Policy Officer, and Nick Freer - Director, David Lock Associates [a TCPA corporate member], Town & Country Planning Association; Liz Peace - Chief Executive, and Mike Gunston - Director and Chief Surveyor, British Land Corporation Ltd, British Property Federation, Louis Armstrong - Chief Executive, Chris Hart - Vice-chair, RICS Taxation Policy Panel, and Ted Westlake - Chartered Surveyor, Edwin Hill Chartered Surveyors (also a member of RICS), Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; John Best – Chief Executive, and Jane Hamilton – Chief Operating Officer, MK Partnership, Milton Keynes Council, Councillor Keith Mitchell - Chairman of the Assembly, and Martin Tugwell - Planning Implementation Director, South East England Regional Assembly, and Natalie Dear – Policy, Performance and Development, Nottinghamshire County Council: uploaded on 28 April 2006

HC 1024-i
 
*27 March 2006Is there a future for Regional Government
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by
Stephanie Hilborne, Chief Executive and Paul Wilkinson, Head of Conservation Policy, East of England, The Wildlife Trusts, Dr Mike Clarke, Director of Regional Operations and Mr Chris Corrigan, Regional Director, South East England, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB); Andrew Cogan, Chief Executive, Jenny Kartupelis, Regional VCS Faiths interests, and Mr Richard Boyd, Disability East Consortium, COVER (East of England Regional Voluntary Sector Network and European funding advice in the East of England); Sally Low, Director of Policy and External Affairs, and Charlotte Moore-Bick, Policy Adviser, British Chamber of Commerce (BCC); Jane Thomas, former director of the Campaign for Yorkshire, and Councillor Foote-Wood, Vice-Chair of the North East Assembly; Bob Neill, Deputy Chair (and Conservative Assembly Member for Bexley and Bromley) and Richard Derecki, Director of Studies (Senior Scrutiny Manager), Commission on London Governance : uploaded on 31 March 2006


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*20 March 2006Is there a future for Regional Government
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by
Mark Lloyd, Chief Executive, Durham County Council, Roger Howes, Regional and International Manager, Nottinghamshire County Council, Councillor Angus Campbell, Deputy Leader, Dorset County Council, and Councillor Ken Thornber, CCN Chairman and Leader Hampshire County Council, County Councils Network (CCN); Trish Haines, Chief Executive, Reading Borough Council, Laird Ryan, Corporate Policy Officer, Stoke-on-Trent City Council, and Mr Ken Foote, Assistant Chief Executive (Sustainable Communities), Hull City Council; Jo Boaden, Chief Executive, Councillor Dave Ledger, Vice Chair, Rob Worrall, Assistant Director, Scrutiny and Policy Development including European Issues, and Kevin Rowan, Member (Trade Unions) and Regional Secretary TUC, North East Assembly; Councillor Tony Newman, Vice Chair of the ALG and Leader of Croydon Council, Councillor Edward Lister, Vice-Chair of the ALG (Conservative), and Councillor Steve Hitchens, Vice-Chair of the ALG (Liberal Democrat), Association of London Government (ALG): uploaded on 23 March 2006


HC 977-ii
*13 March 2006Is there a future for Regional Government
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by
Mr Neil Kingham, Director General, Local Government and Fire Group, Mr Mark Klienman, Director, Urban Policy Unit, and Mr Andrew Campbell, Director General, Regional Co-ordination Unit, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Bob Linnard, Director of Local and Regional Transport, Department for Transport, and Mr Stephen Speed, Director, Regional, Department of Trade & Industry: uploaded on 17 March 2006


HC 977-i
*13 February 2006THE FIRE SERVICE
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by
Judy Foster, Union Convenor and UNISON Representative on the Practitioners Forum, UNISON; Phil Woolas MP, Minister for Local Government, and Jim Fitzpatrick MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: uploaded on 17 February 2006


HC 872-iv
*6 February 2006The Fire and Rescue Service
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by
Matt Wrack, General Secretary; Ruth Winters, President; Val Salmon, Executive Council Member, Control Staff National Committee; Jack Ford, Executive Council Member, Officers National Committee; Fire Brigades Union; Tom Carroll, President of CFOA and CFO Cambridgeshire FRS; Phil Toase, Vice President of CFOA and CFO West Yorkshire FRS; and Steve McGuirk, Vice President Elect of CFOA and CFO Cheshire FRS; Chief Fire Officers’ Association: uploaded on 9 February 2006


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*31 January 2006Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by
Paul Young, Chief Fire Officer, Councillor David Browne, and Mrs Sue Smith, Deputy Chief Officer, Devon Fire and Rescue Authority; Ms Valerie Shawcross, Chair, Ken Knight, Commissioner for Fire and Emergency Planning, and Ron Dobson, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Fire and Emergency Planning, London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA); County Councillor Bob Wilkinson, Chair of Lancashire Combined Fire Authority, Peter Holland, Chief Fire Officer, and Chris Kenny, Director of Support Services, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, Lancashire Combined Fire Authority:uploaded on 6 February 2006


HC 872-ii
*30 January 2006THE FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by
Alun Evans, Director of Fire and Resilience, Sir Graham Meldrum, Head of HM Fire Service Inspectorate, Dave Lawrence, Head of Fire Service Improvement Team, and Marie Winckler, Head of Fire Service Effectiveness Division, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister; Derek Chadbon, National General Secretary, Robert Cameron, President of the RFU and serving retained firefighter in Essex, and Adrian Hughes, RFU Vice-President, Serving Retained Fire Officer in Charge, Reynoldston, Mid and West, Retained Firefighters’ Union (RFU):uploaded on 3 February 2006


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