Tuesday 6 December 2005
Dr Phyllis Starkey, in the Chair
Dr John Pugh
The Committee deliberated.
The Committee’s programme of work (choice of inquiries)
Resolved, That the Committee inquire into Is there a future for Regional Government?
Resolved, That the Committee inquire into Coastal Towns.
Evidence session on Affordability and the Supply of Housing
Alan Clarke, Chief Executive, ONE Northeast and James A Cruddas, Head of Sustainable Communities, the Northern Way; gave oral evidence;
Steve Forrest, Strategic Advisor - Housing, Steve Gregory, Executive Director - Urban Regeneration and Colin Davis, Strategic Director - Operational Services ,Malvern Hills District Council, West Midlands Regional Assembly; gave oral evidence;
Ken Jones, Head of Housing Strategic Development, London Borough of Barking & Dagenham; gave oral evidence; and
Neil Sinden, Policy Director; Henry Oliver, Head of Planning and Local Government, and Kate Gordon, Planning Officer, Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), gave oral evidence.
[Adjourned till Monday 12 December at ten past Four o’clock.