Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Subject Page

Departmental Scrutiny

On this page you can view all reports, special reports, oral and written evidence published by the Committee relating to the Scrutiny of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. You can also view any Government Replies received by the Committee and details of any current inquiries in this subject area.

Also included on this page are the Committee's Annual Reports.

This is divided into Parliamentary Sessions:

2005-06 | 2004-05 | 2003-04 | 2002-03 | 2001-02




2005-06

Introductory Hearing for New Permanent Secretary

The Committee heard oral evidence from Peter Housden, the new Permanent Secretary at the ODPM on 21 November 2005.

ODPM Annual Report and Accounts 2005

For further details please see the ODPM Annual Report and Accounts 2005 inquiry page.




2004-05

ODPM Annual Report and Accounts 2004

Fourth Report from the Committee, Session 2004-05, HC 58 published on 26 January 2005

Oral Evidence:

Tuesday 12 October 2004, HC 1115-i of Session 2003-04

9.15am    Dame Mavis McDonald DCB, Permanent Secretary, Peter Unwin, Director: Corporate Strategy and Resources Group,  and Neil Kingham, Director General: Local Government and Fire Group, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Tuesday 19 October 2004, HC 1115-ii of Session 2003-04 

9.15am    Rt Hon Keith Hill MP, Minister for Housing and Planning, Rt Hon Nick Raynsford MP, Minister for Local and Regional Government, Joe Montgomery, Director-General of the ODPM Tackling Disadvantage Group, and Andrew Wells, Director of Sustainable Communities, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Written Evidence:

Supplementary written evidence was submitted to the Committee after the oral evidence sessions, this was published as an apendix to the report.

The Work of the Committee in 2004

Second Report from the Committee, Session 2004-05, HC 149 published on 7 February 2005




2003-04

The Work of the Committee in 2003

Second Report from the Committee, Session 2003-04, HC 221 published on 2 February 2004

ODPM Annual Report and Accounts 2003

First Report from the Committee, Session 2003-04, HC 102-I published on 17 December 2003

Oral Evidence:

Tuesday 1 July 2003, HC 900-i of Session 2002-03

9.15am    Dame Mavis McDonald CB, Permanent Secretary and Accounting Officer, Peter Unwin, Director, Corporate Strategy and Resources, Rob Smith, Director General, Regional Co-ordination Unit, and Joe Montgomery, Director General, Neighbourhood Renewal Unit, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Tuesday 15 July 2003, HC 900-ii of Session 2002-03

9.15am    Keith Hill MP, Minister of State for Housing and Planning, Rt Hon Nick Raynsford MP, Minister of State for Local and Regional Government, and Rt Hon Lord Rooker, Minister of State for Regeneration and Regional Development, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Written Evidence:

Supplementary written evidence was submitted to the Committee after the oral evidence sessions, this was published as an appendix to the report.

Government Response:

Cm 6141 published in February 2004




2002-03

Departmental Annual Report and Estimates 2002

Fifth Report from the Committee, Session 2002-03, HC 78-I published on 11 March 2003

Oral Evidence:

Tuesday 5 November 2002, HC 1293-i of Session 2001-02

10.00am    Barbara Roche, MP, Minister of State for social exclusion, regional co-ordination, neighbourhood renewal, homelessness and Minister for women and equality. Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

10.45am     Rt Hon Nick Raynsford, MP, Minister of State for Local Government and the Regions and Fire, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Wednesday 20 November 2002, HC 78-i of Session 2002-03

10.00am    Rt Hon Lord Rooker, a Member of the House of Lords, Minister of State for Housing, Planning, Regeneration and Regulatory Reform, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

10.45am    Rob Smith, Director General, Regional Co-ordination Unit, Peter Unwin, Director, Corporate Strategy and Resources Directorate, Philip Wood, Director General for Local and Regional Government Group, David Lunts, Director, Urban Policy Unit, Michael Gahagan, Director, Housing Directorate, and Jeff Channing, Divisional Manager, Planning Policies Division, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Monday 27 January 2003, HC 78-ii of Session 2002-03

4.45pm    Rt Hon John Prescott MP, Deputy Prime Minister, and Dame Mavis McDonald CB, Permanent Secretary, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Written Evidence:

Supplementary written evidence was submitted to the Committtee after the oral evidence sessions, this was published as an appendix to the report.

Government Response:

Cm 5841 published in June 2003

The Work of the Committee in 2002

Second Report from the Committee, Session 2002-03, HC 288 published on 5 February 2003

The Work of the Transport, Local Government and the Regions Committee in 2002

The Work of the Transport, Local Government and the Regions Committee in 2002, HC 406 published on 13 February 2003




2001-02

There was no inquiry on the ODPM Annual Report and Accounts carried out by the Committee in Session 2001-02.