Devolution: the next five years and beyond Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry page of the Committee’s website.

Monday 12 October 2015

Professor Colin Copus, De Montfort University, Professor Andy Pike, Newcastle University, and Alexandra Jones, Chief Executive, Centre for Cities


Monday 26 October 2015

Tony Lloyd, Interim Mayor, Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Sue Derbyshire, Vice-Chair, Greater Manchester Combined Authority, and Leader, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council, and Kieran Quinn, Leader, Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council


Professor Karel Williams, University of Manchester, and David Fernandez-Arias, Greater Manchester Referendum Campaign for Democratic Devolution


Joe Anderson, Mayor of Liverpool, Joanne Roney, Chief Executive, Wakefield Council, West Yorkshire Combined Authority, and Chris Murray, Director, Core Cities


Tuesday 10 November 2015

Ian Williamson, Chief Officer, Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Devolution, Rob Webster, Chief Executive, NHS Confederation, and Councillor Linda Thomas, Vice Chair, Local Government Association Wellbeing Portfolio


Councillor Paul Carter, Chair, County Councils Network, Councillor John Pollard, Leader, Cornwall Council, and Councillor Alan Rhodes, Leader, Nottinghamshire County Council


Monday 23 November 2015

Lord Kerslake, Chair, Centre for Public Scrutiny, Ed Cox, Director, Institute for Public Policy Research (North), and Councillor Sue Jeffrey, Chair, Shadow Tees Valley Combined Authority and Leader, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council


Sir Edward Lister, Deputy Mayor of London, Darren Johnson, Chair, London Assembly, and John O’Brien, Chief Executive, London Councils


Monday 30 November 2015

Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP, Minister of State for Community and Social Care, Department of Health, and Rt Hon Priti Patel MP, Minister of State for Employment, Department for Work and Pensions


Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government, and James Wharton MP, Minister for Local Growth and the Northern Powerhouse, Department for Communities and Local Government


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Prepared 29 January 2016