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Women and Equalities Committee
Report published. Awaiting a Government Response.
Due to the general election on 8 June 2017 the Committee has now closed this inquiry, Government responses to committee reports may be published in the next Parliament.
Evidence given by Gavin Barwell MP, Minister of State, and Bob Ledsome, Deputy Director, Building Regulations and Standards, Department for Communities and Local Government, and Andrew Jones MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Transport.
Evidence given by Bob Ledsome, Deputy Director, Building Regulations and Standards, Department for Communities and Local Government, Jennifer Peters, Strategic Planning Manager, Greater London Authority, Andrew Gibson, Vice Chair, Habinteg, and Nick Rogers, Design Director for Taylor Wimpey, Home Builders Federation; Lord Holmes of Richmond MBE, Andrew Hugill, Director of Policy and Technical Affairs, Chartered Institution of Highways and Transport, and Benjamin Hamilton-Baillie (at 10.30am).
Evidence given by Steve Quartermain CBE, Chief Planner, Department for Communities and Local Government, Councillor Izzi Seccombe, Chairman, Community Well-being Board, Local Government Association and Leader of Warwickshire County Council, Mary Travers, Group Manager (Plans), The Planning Inspectorate, and Trudi Elliott, Chief Executive, Royal Town Planning Institute; Clare Devine, Executive Director of Architecture and the Built Environment, The Design Council CABE, Julie Fleck OBE, MRTPI, Project Lead, Built Environment Professional Education Project Board, Simon Turton, Chair, National Register of Access Consultants, and Stephen Ware, Royal Institute of British Architects (at 10.30am).
Evidence given by Sue Bott, Deputy Chief Executive, Disability Rights UK, Zara Todd, Chair, Inclusion London, Jolie Goodman, Manager and Lead Facilitator, Mental Health FoundationMartin McConaghy, The Access Association, David Petherick, Chairman, British Standards Institution, Committee B/559, Chris Fry, Solicitor and Managing Partner, Unity Law