Progress on devolution in England Contents


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

Monday 16 March 2020

Professor Francesca Gains, Professor of Public Policy, University of Manchester; Professor Colin Copus, Emeritus Professor in Local Politics, De Montfort University; Dr John Stanton, Senior Lecturer in Law, City, University of LondonQ1–51

Monday 22 June 2020

Abdool Kara, Executive Leader, Local Services, National Audit Office; Mr Ed Hammond, Director, Centre for Public Scrutiny; Andrew Walker, Head of Research, Local Government Information UnitQ53–80

Jim Hubbard, Head of Regional Policy, CBI; Simon Parkinson, Chief Executive and General Secretary, Workers’ Educational Association; Mike Short, Senior National Officer for Local Government, UNISONQ81–100

Monday 7 September 2020

Kate Kennally, Chief Executive, Cornwall Council; Helen Charlesworth-May, Strategic Director for Public Health and Care, Cornwall Council; Sir Richard Leese CBE, Leader, Manchester City Council; Bill McCarthy, North West Regional Director, NHS EnglandQ101–125

Mr David Phillips, Assistant Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies; Andrew Carter, Chief Executive, Centre for Cities; Guy Ware, Director of Local Government Performance & Finance, London CouncilsQ126–148

Monday 30 November 2020

Jamie Driscoll, Metro Mayor, North of Tyne Combined Authority; James Palmer, Metro Mayor, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined AuthorityQ149–176

Amy Harhoff, Corporate Director of Regeneration, Economy and Growth, Durham County Council; David Williams, Leader, Hertfordshire County CouncilQ177–195

Monday 25 January 2021

The Lord Kerslake, Chair, UK2070 Commission; Rt Hon Greg Clark MP; Cllr James Jamieson, Chairman, Local Government Association (LGA)Q196–240

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