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Sustainable Development in the Localism Bill

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 16 March 2011.

Oral Evidence

Taken before the Environmental Audit Committee

On Wednesday 16 February 2011

Members present:
Joan Walley (Chair) Sheryll Murray
Peter AldousCaroline Nokes
Martin CatonMr Mark Spencer
Zac GoldsmithDr Alan Whitehead
Caroline LucasSimon Wright 


Witnesses: Dr Hugh Ellis, Chief Planner, Town and Country Planning Association, Naomi Luhde-Thompson, Planning Policy Advisor, Friends of the Earth, Fiona Howie, Head of Planning, Campaign to Protect Rural England, gave evidence.

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Witnesses: Robert Ledsome, Deputy Director, Climate Change and Sustainable Development, Steve Quartermain, Chief Planner, Stephanie Hurst, Deputy Director, Planning - Environment, and Michael Bingham, Deputy Head, Planning - Development Management, DCLG, gave evidence.


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