ODPM Press Notice

Session 2002-03  12 September 2003


The Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions will be visiting Oldham from 15 to 18 September in connection with its inquiry into Social Cohesion.  The Committee will be visiting various projects in Oldham on Monday and Tuesday and then hearing evidence in the Education Suite at the Gallery Oldham on the following dates:

Wednesday 17 September (morning)


Oldham Primary Care Trust

Oldham Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Pennine Care Mental Health Trust


First Choice Housing

West Pennine Housing Association

Aksa Housing Association


Greater Manchester Police

Greater Manchester Fire Service

Greater Manchester Ambulance Service


Oldham United

North West Development Agency

Job Centre Plus: Oldham and Rochdale

Wednesday 17 September (afternoon)


Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council

Leicester City Council

London Borough of Haringey


Department of Education and Cultural Services, Oldham Council

Breeze Hill Secondary School, Oldham

Burnley Brown Primary School, Oldham

Oldham VI Form College



Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council


Oldham Inter-faith Forum

Thursday 18 September (morning)

Timings to be confirmed

Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council

Commission for Racial Equality

Contact: Claire O'Shaughnessy 020 7 219 6755


Further details of the Committee, including its current membership, can be found on the Committee=s homepage at http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/odpm.cfm  Information about the Committee can also be obtained from 020 7219 4972.