Communities and Local Government Committee: Press Notice

Session 2006-07 1 August 2007




PUBLICATION OF REPORTS

LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE

The Communities and Local Government Committee will publish two Reports on Local Government Finance, one of which examines proposals for a Supplementary Business Rate and one of which concerns Council Tax Benefit, on Tuesday 7th August 2007 at 00.01 am.

The Reports will be available in the following ways:

• Advance copies of the Reports will be available under embargo on Monday 6th August from 12.00 noon onwards to witnesses and media representatives. Please contact the Committee Office on 020 7219 3927/4972 or [email protected] to arrange collection or for a copy to be posted to you. Embargoed copies will be available for collection from 7 Millbank, House of Commons, between 12.00-1.00pm on Monday 6th August.

• Copies of the Reports may be obtained, on publication, from the usual outlets, including The Parliamentary Bookshop and The Stationery Office (references: Seventh Report from the Communities and Local Government Committee, Local Government Finance―Supplementary Business Rate, HC 719-I and Eighth Report from the Communities and Local Government Committee, Local Government Finance―Council Tax Benefit, HC 718-I).

• The Reports will be posted on the internet at approximately 11.00 am on Tuesday 7th August, and will be accessible via the Committee’s website ( www.parliament.uk/clgcom)

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Note to Editors:

The Communities and Local Government Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration, and policy of the Department for Communities and Local Government and its associated bodies.

The current 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).

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