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

Monday 21 November 2005

Members present:

Dr Phyllis Starkey, in the Chair

Sir Paul Beresford

Clive Betts

John Cummings

Martin Horwood

Anne Main

Mr Bill Olner

Dr John Pugh

Alison Seabeck

The Committee deliberated.

Affordability and the Supply of Housing inquiry

Agreed, that memoranda received to date as evidence by the Committee for the inquiry into Affordability and the Supply of Housing be reported to the House and placed on the Committee’s website.

Agreed, the witnesses for the inquiry into Affordability and the Supply of Housing.

One-off evidence session on Local Government Finance

Sir Sandy Bruce-Lockhart, Chairman, Sir Brian Boscoe, Chief Executive, Sir Jeremy Beecham, Vice-Chairman, and Leader of the Labour Group, and Sir David Williams, Chairman LGA Liberal Democrat Group, gave oral evidence.

 [Adjourned till Monday 28 November at twenty past Four o’clock.