Tuesday 31 January 2006
Dr Phyllis Starkey, in the Chair
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr Bill Olner
Dr John Pugh
Ministerial Informal Summit on Sustainable Communities under the UK Presidency
Agreed, that the memorandum relating to the Informal Ministerial Meeting on Sustainable Communities which took place in Bristol last December, be reported to the House and placed on the Committee’s website.
Evidence Session on the Fire and Rescue Service
Paul Young, Chief Fire Officer, Councillor David Browne, and Mrs Sue Smith, Deputy Chief Officer, Devon Fire and Rescue Authority; gave oral evidence;
Ms Valerie Shawcross, Chair, Ken Knight, Commissioner for Fire and Emergency Planning, and Ray Dobson, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Fire and Emergency Planning, London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA); gave oral evidence; and
County Councillor Bob Wilkinson, Chair of Lancashire Combined Fire Authority, Peter Holland, Chief Fire Officer, and Chris Kenny, Director of Support Services, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, Lancashire Combined Fire Authority; gave oral evidence.
[Adjourned till Monday 6 February at twenty past Four o’clock.