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Proposed Code of Recommended Practice on Local Authority Publicity

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Oral Evidence

Taken before the Communities and Local Government Committee

on Monday 6 December 2010

Members present:
Mr Clive Betts (Chair) Mike Freer
Bob BlackmanStephen Gilbert
Simon DanczukDavid Heyes
Clive EffordMark Pawsey



Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Richard Kemp, Vice-Chair, Local Government Association, Jules Pipe, Mayor of Hackney, Chair, London Councils, and John Findlay, Chief Executive, National Association of Local Councils, gave evidence.

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Witnesses: Roy Greenslade, Professor of Journalism, City University, London, and media commentator, Jeremy Dear, General Secretary, National Union of Journalists, Simon Edgley, Managing Director, Trinity Mirror Southern, and Lynne Anderson, Communications Director, The Newspaper Society, gave evidence.

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Witness: Grant Shapps MP, Minister for Local Government, gave evidence.

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