Monday 31 October 2005
Dr Phyllis Starkey, in the Chair
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr Clive Betts
Mr Martin Horwood
Mr Mark Lancaster
Mr Bill Olner
Dr John Pugh
The Committee deliberated.
Stephen Alambritis, Head of Parliamentary Affairs Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and Nick Bish, Chief Executive, Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR), gave evidence;
Councillor Audrey Lewis, Chair, Licensing Sub-committee, Westminster City Council, Andrew Fisher, Head, Licensing Unit and Tony Kelly, Project Manager, Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council, gave evidence;
Councillor Chloe Lambert, Deputy Chairperson and Patrick Crowley, Licensing Manager, Kensington and Chelsea, Advisor to LACORS, Local Government Association, Philip Kolvin, Chair and Jeffrey Lieb, Vice Chair, Institute of Licensing, gave evidence; and
James Purnell MP, Minister for Media and Tourism, Department for Culture, Media and Sport and Phil Woolas MP, Minister of State (Local Government), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, gave oral evidence.
[Adjourned till Monday 7 November at a half past Four o’clock.