Session 2002-03 20 November 2002


As part of its inquiry into the Effectiveness of Government Regeneration Initiatives, the Urban Affairs Sub-committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions will be visiting Birmingham, Stoke and Sheffield on Monday 25 November and Tuesday 26 November.

The Committee will be visiting several places during the course of the two days including:

Birmingham: City Centre, (including Brindley Place, NIA, ICC, Centenary Square, Gas Street Basin and the Mailbox), Castle Vale and Rotunda onefive

Stoke: Middleport, Etruria Valley*, Burslem*, Trentham Lakes* and Stoke Civic Centre

Sheffield: The Manor, Norfolk Park*, Burngreave*, Sheffield City Centre and Sheffield Town Hall

* coach tour only

Committee Members participating in the visit to Birmingham, Stoke and Sheffield are as follows:

Andrew Bennett, MP                                                                           

Clive Betts, MP (Chair of Inquiry)                                                         

David Clelland, MP

Chris Mole, MP

Dr John Pugh, MP

Christine Russell, MP

The Committee will also be taking oral evidence in Sheffield on Tuesday 26th November.

 A separate press notice is available with more details.

Terms of reference for the Inquiry and the written memoranda of evidence received are available on the internet: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200102/cmselect/cmodpm/1207/120701.htm

For further information, please contact: Clive Betts on 07644 001199 or Libby Preston on 020 7219 3290.

ODPM: Housing, Planning,  Local Government and the Regions Committee Homepage:  http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/odpm.cfm