ODPM Current Inquiries

Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Current Inquiries

Here you will find pages on each of the Committee's inquiries, with the relevant terms of reference, press notice, record of evidence submitted and any associated information or materials.

Is there a future for Regional Government? - The Committee announced a new inquiry, Is there a future for Regional Government? on 7 December 2005. Oral evidence sessions have started and the uncorrected transcripts are available. A volume of written submissions has been published and is available on the internet. For further details please see the Is there a future for Regional Government? inquiry page.

Planning Gain Supplement - oral evidence sessions have started. For further details please see the Planning Gain Supplement page.

Ministerial Informal Summit on Sustainable Communities under the UK Presidency - The Committee held a one-off evidence session with the Deputy Prime Minister on 7 February. The transcript of the evidence session has now been published and can be accessed here.

Coastal Towns - The Committee has published a volume of written submissions that were received before 27 February. These memoranda can be accessed here. For further information please see the Coastal Towns page.

The Fire and Rescue Service - The Committee announced an inquiry into the Fire and Rescue Service on 8 November 2005. Oral evidence sessions have now concluded and the uncorrected transcripts are available. A volume of written submissions has been published and placed on the internet. For further details please see the Fire and Rescue Service page.

Affordability and the Supply of Housing - The Committee announced a new inquiry into the Affordability and Supply of Housing on 11 October 2005. Oral evidence has now concluded and the uncorrected transcripts are available. A volume of submissions has been published and placed on the internet. For further details please see the Affordability and the Supply of Housing page.