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House of Commons


Thursday 27 January 2011


Public Bill Committee Proceedings


Localism Bill


[third and fourth sittings]



The following witnesses gave oral evidence:


Jessica Bauly, Head of Infrastructure, Confederation of British Industry, Gareth Elliott, Senior


Policy Adviser, British Chambers of Commerce, Roger Culcheth, Local Government Policy


Chairman, Federation of Small Businesses;


Simon Marsh, Chair, Land Use Planning Working Group, Wildlife and Countryside Link and


RSPB, Shaun Spiers, Chief Executive, Campaign to Protect Rural England, William Worsley,


President, The Country Land and Business Association, Sylvia Brown, Chief Executive, Action


with Communities in Rural England;


Dr Hugh Ellis, Chief Planner, Town and Country Planning Association, Stephen Tapper,


President, Planning Officers Society, Trudi Elliott, Chief Executive, Royal Town Planning


Institute, Andrew Warner, Chair of RCS Planning Policy Panel, Royal Institute of Chartered




John Findlay, Chief Executive, National Association of Local Councils, Sir Stuart Etherington,


Chief Excecutive, National Council for Voluntary Organisations, Sir Stephen Bubb, Chief


Executive, Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations, Neil Cleeveley, Director


of Policy and Communications, National Association for Voluntary and Community Action;


The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Minister for Decentralisation, Department for Communities and


Local Government, Robert Neill MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for


Communities and Local Government, Andrew Stunell MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of


State, Department for Communities and Local Government.



[Adjourned until Tuesday 1 February at 10.30 am


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