Communities and Local Government Committee - Current Inquiries

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  • Work of the CLG Committee  Inquiry announced 12 November 2014

    The Committee is examining its work since 2010

  • Performance of the DCLG 2013-14  Inquiry announced 02 December 2014

    Committee holds oral evidence sessions annually to scrutinise the work of DCLG over the previous year

  • Rotherham Abuse Report  Inquiry announced 04 September 2014

    The Committee is taking oral evidence from representatives of Rotherham Council.

  • Operation of the National Planning Policy Framework  Inquiry announced 04 April 2014

    The Committee is conducting an inquiry into the operation of the NPPF in its first two years

  • Litter  Inquiry announced 22 July 2014

    The Committee is conducting an inquiry into littering and fly-tipping

Finding an inquiry

  • The 2010 Parliament began on 25 May 2010
  • This page lists current inquiries
  • Details of past inquiries from the 2010 Parliament can be accessed via the link on the left hand side to 2010 Parliament - past inquires

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Select Committee Inquiries

Select Committees carry out inquiries on areas ranging from the work of government departments to economic affairs. The results of these inquiries are public and many require a response from the Government.

Stages of an inquiry

Most, but not all, Select Committee inquiries are conducted as follows:

  • Written evidence called for
  • Oral evidence sessions held
  • Report published
  • Response published

Not all inquiries result in a Report