Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Formal Minutes

Monday 12 June 2006

Members present:

Mr Clive Betts

Lyn Brown

John Cummings

Mr Greg Hands

Alison Seabeck

 In the absence of the Chairman, Alison Seabeck was called to the Chair.

Oral Evidence Session for the Is there a future for Regional Government? inquiry

David Lunts, Executive Director of Policy and Partnerships, Greater London Authority;

Paul Rogerson, Chief Executive of Leeds City Council, and Nicole Brock, Head of Regional Policy, Leeds City Region Partner Authorities;

Michael Frater, Chief Executive of Telford and Wrekin Council, and Dr Simon Murphy, City Region Project Director, Our City Region Partnership (Birmingham); and

Dermot Finch, Director, Centre for Cities, ippr Centre for Cities; gave oral evidence.

 [Adjourned till Monday 19 June at twenty past Four o’clock.