Monday 12 December 2005
Dr Phyllis Starkey, in the Chair
Sir Paul Beresford
Dr John Pugh
The Committee deliberated.
Declaration of new Member’s Interests
Members disclosed their interests pursuant to the Resolution of the House of 13 July 1992.
The interests disclosed by Lyn Brown are as follows:
“5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
30 May 2005, ticket, flight and hospitality for Premiership play-off, provided by West Ham United FC. (Registered 27 October 2005)
8. Land and Property
One quarter share in a holiday cottage in Ambleside, Cumbria.
Lyn Brown declared that, in addition to her entry in the Register of Member’s Interests, she was a councillor in the London Borough of Newham.”
Bill Olner declared a non-pecuniary interest as the Chair of the All-Party Park Homes Group, in relation to evidence given to the inquiry into Affordability and the Supply of Housing.
Alison Seabeck declared a non-pecuniary interest as the Chair of the All-Party LGIU Group, also in connection with evidence given to the inquiry into Affordability and the Supply of Housing.
Evidence session on Affordability and the Supply of Housing
Keith Mitchell, Leader of Oxfordshire County Council and Chairman of SECL, Nick Skellett , Leader of Surrey County Council, and Bill Brisbane, Managing Partner Roger Tym & Partners, South East Council Leader’s Group, gave oral evidence;
Dr Hugh Ellis, Planning Advisor, Simon Bullock, Researcher, Friends of the Earth, gave oral evidence;
Ines Newman ,Head of Policy, LGIU and Janet Sillett, Policy Officer, LGIU, Local Government Information Unit, gave evidence;
Adam Sampson, Director and Patrick South, Director of Policy, Shelter, gave oral evidence; and
Alan Benson, Head of Housing and Homelessness, Greater London Authority, gave oral evidence.
[Adjourned till Monday 9 January at twenty past Four o’clock.