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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 8th January 2008

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Planning Bill


 

[First and Second Sittings]


 

John Healey

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday

 

8th Janurary) meet—

 

(a)  

at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 8th January;

 

(b)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 10th January;

 

(c)  

at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 15th January;

 

(d)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 17th January;

 

(e)  

at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 22nd January;

 

(f)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 24th January;

 

(g)  

at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 29th January;

 

(h)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 31st January;

 

(i)  

at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 5th February;

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following

 

Table:

 

TABLE

 

Date

Time

Witness

 
 

Tuesday 8th January

Until no later than 11.40 a.m.

Confederation of British Industry

 
 

Tuesday 8th January

Until no later than 12.20 p.m.

UK Business Council for

 
   

Sustainable Energy

 
 

Tuesday 8th January

Until no later than 1.00 p.m.

UK Major Ports Group

 
 

Tuesday 8th January

Until no later than 4.50 p.m.

Royal Town Planning Institute

 
 

Tuesday 8th January

Until no later than 5.30 p.m.

Local Government Association

 
 

Tuesday 8th January

Until no later than 6.15 p.m.

Planning Inspectorate

 
 

Tuesday 8th January

Until no later than 7.00 p.m.

Home Builders Federation and

 
   

British Property Federation

 
 

Thursday 10th January

Until no later than 9.45 a.m.

Friends of the Earth

 
 

Thursday 10th January

Until no later than 10.25 a.m.

Environment Agency

 
 

Thursday 10th January

Until no later than 1.40 p.m.

Energy Networks Association

 
 

Thursday 10th January

Until no later than 2.20 p.m.

Campaign to Protect Rural

 
   

England

 
 

Thursday 10th January

Until no later than 4.00 p.m.

Department for Communities and

 
   

Local Government

 

 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 8th January 2008        

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Planning Bill, continued

 
 

(3)  

proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in the

 

following order: Clause 1; Schedule 1; Clauses 2 to 31; Schedule 2; Clauses

 

32 to 157; Schedule 3; Clauses 158 and 159; Schedule 4; Clause 160;

 

Schedule 5; Clauses 161 to 185; Schedule 6; Clauses 186 to 189; new

 

Clauses; new Schedules; remaining proceedings on the Bill;

 

(4)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 7.00 p.m. on Tuesday 5th February.

 


 

John Healey

 

That, subject to the discretion of the Chairman, any written evidence received by the

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 

Agreed to

 


 

John Healey

 

That, at this and any subsequent meeting at which oral evidence is to be heard, the

 

Committee shall sit in private until the witnesses are admitted.

 

Agreed to

 


 

 

The following witnesses gave oral evidence:

 

Confederation of British Industry

 

UK Business Council for Sustainable Energy

 

UK Major Ports Group

 

Royal Town Planning Institute

 

Local Government Association

 


 


 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 8th January 2008        

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Planning Bill, continued

 
 

Planning Inspectorate

 

Home Builders Federation and British Property Federation

 

 

[Adjourned till Thursday at 9.00 a.m.


 
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