Monday 30 January 2006
Dr Phyllis Starkey, in the Chair
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr Clive Betts
Mr Bill Olner
Dr John Pugh
Planning Gain Supplement Inquiry
Resolved, That the Committee do inquire into the
Planning Gain Supplement.-(The Chairman).
Agreed, that the letter on planning performance received from Yvette Cooper MP, Minister for Housing and Planning be reported to the House and placed on the Committee’s website.
Evidence Session on the Fire and Rescue Service
Alun Evans, Director of Fire and Resilience, Sir Graham Meldrum, Head of HM Fire Service Inspectorate, Dave Lawrence, Head of Fire Service Improvement Team, and Marie Winckler, Head of Fire Service Effectiveness Division, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister; gave oral evidence; and
Derek Chadbon, National General Secretary, Robert Cameron, President of the RFU and serving retained firefighter in Essex, and Adrian Hughes, RFU Vice-President, Serving Retained Fire Officer in Charge, Reynoldston, Mid and West, Retained Firefighters’ Union (RFU); gave oral evidence.
[Adjourned till Tuesday 31 January at twenty past Four o’clock.