Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister Press Notices

Session 2004-05  9 March 2005




THE EVENING ECONOMY AND THE URBAN RENAISSANCE - FOLLOW-UP

ONE-OFF EVIDENCE SESSION

Following the publication of the Committee’s Report into ‘The Evening Economy and the Urban Renaissance’ in 2003* , the Urban Affairs Sub-committee has resolved to hold a one-off evidence session on Monday 14 March.  The session is intended as a follow-up to look at the progress made since the publication of the Committee’s Report and the Government’s Response.  The Committee will be hearing evidence from:

Monday 14 March

4.15pm

Cheltenham Borough Council

Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council

Westminster City Council

4.45pm

Alcohol Concern

British Beer & Pub Association

5.15pm

Phil Hope MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Rt Hon Richard Caborn MP, Minister of State (Sport and Tourism), Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Hazel Blears MP, Minister of State (Crime Reduction, Policing & Community Safety), Home Office

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* ‘ The Evening Economy and the Urban Renaissance’, Twelfth Report of the Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions, Session 2002-03 - http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200203/cmselect/cmodpm/396/396.pdf

The terms of reference for the original inquiry into ‘The Evening Economy and the Evening Economy’ can be accessed via the Committee’s website - http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/odpm/odpm020312.cfm