ONE-OFF ORAL EVIDENCE SESSION
Codification of the relationship between local government and central government
Monday 16 April 2012, The Grimond Romm, Portcullis House
- Graham Allen MP, Chair of the Political and Constitutional Reform Select Committee
- Cllr Sir Merrick Cockell, Chairman of the Local Government Association
The Committee is holding the session following the publication by the Local Government Association and House of Commons Political and Constitutional Reform Committee of Independence from the centre: does local government’s freedom lie in a new constitutional settlement?
The session will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis. For meetings in Portcullis House, the entrance is located on Victoria Embankment. For meetings in the Palace of Westminster please enter via the visitor entrance, located next to the main St Stephen’s entrance. There is no system for the prior reservation of seats in Committee Rooms. It is advisable to allow about 30 minutes to pass through security checks. Committee rooms and the timing of meetings are subject to change. Those interested in attending the session should check the venue by contacting the House of Commons Public Information Office on 020 7219 4272 on the day before the hearing.