Communities and Local Government Committee: Press Notice

2006-07  24 April 2007


Equality

Oral Evidence Session

The Communities and Local Government Committee scrutinises the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG). In May 2006 the department assumed lead responsibility for equalities policy, including policy on race, faith, gender and sexual orientation, as well as sponsorship of the Commission for Equality and Human Rights (CEHR).

The Committee is to hold an introductory evidence session with Trevor Phillips, Chair of the Commission for Equality and Human Rights, to examine the role and work of the Commission and action needed to tackle inequality. 

Tuesday 24 April

At 10.20am  Trevor Phillips, Chair of the Commission for Equality and Human Rights

The evidence session will take place in public, unless otherwise decided by the Committee, in a Committee Room at the House of Commons.

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Notes for editors:

1. The membership of the Communities and Local Government Committee is as follows: Dr Phyllis Starkey MP (Chair, Lab), Sir Paul Beresford MP (Con), Mr Clive Betts MP (Lab), John Cummings MP (Lab), Martin Horwood MP (Lib Dem), Mr Greg Hands MP (Con), Anne Main MP (Con), Mr Bill Olner MP (Lab), Dr John Pugh MP (Lib Dem), Emily Thornberry MP (Lab), David Wright Lab).

Committee website: www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/clg.cfm

2. Media inquiries should be directed to:

Laura Kibby, Select Committee Media Officer Tel: 0207 219 0718/ Mobile: 07917488557 / e-mail: [email protected]