Communities and Local Government Committee: Press Notice

Session 2006 - 07   10 July 2007


Introductory Oral Evidence Session

The Communities and Local Government Committee will be holding an introductory oral evidence session with the newly appointed Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government on the following date:

Tuesday 10 July

At 10.45 am Rt Hon Hazel Blears MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

This will be the first time the new Secretary of State has appeared before the Communities and Local Government Committee. It will provide an opportunity to explore priorities and aspirations for the Department for Communities and Local Government under new leadership.

Contact: David Weir, Second Clerk, tel: 020 7219 3290, email: [email protected]

The evidence session will take place in public, unless otherwise decided by the Committee, in Committee Room 15 at the House of Commons. Those wishing to attend the meeting are advised to use St Stephens entrance to gain access to the Committee Room. All public entering the Palace of Westminster are subject to security search, so please allow time for this.

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).

2. Media inquiries should be directed to:

Laura Kibby, Select Committee Media Officer

Tel: 0207 219 0718/ Mobile: 07917488557 / e-mail: [email protected]