Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Press Notice

Session 2005-06  19 July 2005




ELECTION OF CHAIR

DR PHYLLIS STARKEY TO CHAIR NEW OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER: HOUSING, PLANNING, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND THE REGIONS COMMITTEE

The ODPM: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee was appointed on 13 July 2005 to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the ODPM and its associated public bodies.

Dr Phyllis Starkey MP was elected Chair of the ODPM Committee on Monday 18 July 2005.

The membership of the Committee is as follows:

Dr Phyllis Starkey, Milton Keynes South West (Labour)

Sir Paul Beresford, Mole Valley (Conservative)

Mr Clive Betts, Sheffield Attercliffe (Labour)

John Cummings, Easington (Labour)

Mr Jim Cunningham, Coventry South (Labour)

Mr Martin Horwood, Cheltenham (Liberal Democrat)

Mr Mark Lancaster, Milton Keynes North East (Conservative)

Anne Main, St Albans (Conservative)

Mr Bill Olner, Nuneaton (Labour)

Dr John Pugh, Southport (Liberal Democrat)

Alison Seabeck, Plymouth Davenport (Labour)

Contact Committee Secretariat on 020 7219 4972