Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Subject Page

Regeneration and Renewal

On this page you can view all reports, special reports, oral and written evidence published by the Committee relating to regeneration and renewal. You can also view any Government Replies received by the Committee and details of any current inquiries in this subject area. This is divided into Parliamentary Sessions:

2005-06 | 2004-05 | 2003-04 | 2002-03 | 2001-02




2005-06

Coastal Towns

The Committee announced a new inquiry on Coastal Towns on 7 December. [See Press Notice PN16, Session 2005-06 for details]




2004-05

Coalfield Communities: a follow-up [one-off oral evidence session]

Oral Evidence:

Monday 21 March 2005, HC 457-i

4.15pm    Coalfield Communities Campaign

4.45pm    English Partnerships

5.15pm    Yvette Cooper MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Written Evidence:

Several memoranda were submitted to the Committee after the evidence session on 21 March 2005. These were published together with the oral evidence.

Letter from Yvette Cooper MP, Minister for Housing and Planning to Dr Phyllis Starkey MP, Chair of the ODPM Select Committee [dated 29 July 2005]

The Evening Economy and the Urban Renaissance: a follow-up [one-off oral evidence session]

Oral Evidence:

Monday 14 March 2005, HC 456-i

4.15pm    Cheltenham Borough Council, Bolton Townsafe Partnership Group and Westminster City Council

4.45pm    British Beer & Pub Association

5.15pm    Phil Hope MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, Rt Hon Richard Caborn MP, Minister of State (Sport and Tourism), Department for Culture, Media and Sport, and Hazel Blears MP, Minister of State (Crime Reduction, Policing & Community Safety), Home Office




2003-04

The Role of Historic Buildings in Urban Regeneration

Eleventh Report from the Committee, Session 2003-04, HC 47-I published on 29 July 2004

Written Evidence:

HC 47-II, Session 2003-04 published on 26 January 2004

Supplementary written evidence submitted to the Committee after 26 January 2004 was published as an appendix to the report.

Oral Evidence:

Monday 26 January 2004, HC 47-i

4.30pm    The Grainger Town Partnership, Newcastle, Liverpool City Council and Manchester City Council

5.15pm    Civic Trust and the Institute of Historic Building Conservation

5.45pm    Urban Splash, Grosvenor Ltd and Capital and Provident

Monday 2 February 2004, HC 47-ii

4.15pm    English Heritage

5.00pm    Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), and the Royal Town Planning Institute

5.35pm    Commission for Architecture & the Built Environment (CABE) and the Heritage Lottery Fund

Monday 9 February 2004, HC 47-iii

4.15pm    Inland Waterways Amenity Advisory Council, Church Heritage Forum, and the Theatres Trust

5.00pm    Yvette Cooper MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, and Andrew Shipley, Policy Analyst, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, Rt Hon Lord McIntosh of Haringey, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State and Government Spokesman for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, and Michael Seeney, Head of Architecture and Historic Environment

Government Response:

Cm 6420 published in November 2004

Coalfield Communities

Fourth Report from the Committee, Session 2003-04, HC 44-I published on 16 March 2004

Written Evidence:

HC 1169-II, Session 2002-03 published on 6 November 2003

Supplementary written evidence submitted to the Committee after 6 November 2003 was published as an appendix to the report.

Oral Evidence:

Monday 10 November 2003, HC 1169-i of Session 2002-03

4.15pm    Coalfields Communities Campaign, Staffordshire County Council and Kent County Council

5.00pm    Leicester Housing Association and the Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation

5.35pm    Groundwork, the Coal Authority and English Nature

Monday 8 December 2003, HC 44-i of Session 2003-04

4.15pm    Coalfields Regeneration Trust, Heritage Lottery Fund, Community Fund and the New Opportunities Fund

4.50pm    English Partnerships, East Midlands Development Agency and ONE North East

5.30pm    Rt Hon Lord Rooker, Minister of State for Regeneration and Regional Development, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, Melanie Johnson MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Public Health), Department of Health and Rt Hon Margaret Hodge MBE MP, Minister of State for Children, Department of Education and Skills

Government Response:

Cm 6265 published in June 2004

English Partnerships [one-off oral evidence session]

Monday 14 June 2004, HC 677

4.15pm    Mrs Margaret Ford, Chairman, and Mr David Higgins, Chief Executive, English Partnerships




2002-03

The Evening Economy and the Urban Renaissance

Twelfth Report from the Committee, Session 2002-03, HC 396-I published on 1 August 2003

Written Evidence:

HC 396-II, Session 2002-03 published on 10 February 2003

Supplementary written evidence submitted to the Committee after 10 February 2003 was published as an appendix to the report.

Oral Evidence:

Monday 10 February 2003, HC 396-i

4.15pm    Camden Council, Greater London Assembly (GLA) and Wetminster City Council

4.45pm    Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive, Headingley Residents' Network, Leeds City Council/Leeds City Centre Management Company, and Manchester City Council

5.15pm    Chester City Council, The Chester Civic Trust, Norwich City Council, and Waterfront (University of East Anglia Student Union Services)

Monday 3 March 2003, HC 396-ii

4.15pm    Business in Sport and Leisure Limited, JD Wetherspoon, The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA)

5.00pm    Open All Hours?, and the Civic Trust

5.30pm    Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO)

Monday 10 March 2003, HC 396-iii

4.15pm    The Institute of Alcohol Studies and Alcohol Concern

4.45pm   Rt Hon John Denham MP, Minister of State for Crime Reduction, Policing, Community Safety and Young People, Home Office, Dr Kim Howells MP, Parliamentary-Under-Secretary of State (and Minister for Tourism, Film and Broadcasting), Department for Culture, Media and Sport, Rt Hon Lord Rooker, Minister of State, Housing and Planning, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, and Rt Hon John Spellar MP, Minister of State, Department for Transport

Government Response:

Cm 5971 published in October 2003

The Effectiveness of Government Regeneration Initiatives

Seventh Report from the Committee, Session 2002-03, HC 76-I published on 15 April 2003

Written Evidence:

HC 1207-II, Session 2001-02 published on 28 October 2002

Supplementary written evidence submitted after 28 October 2002 was published on 23 April 2003 as HC 76-II

Oral Evidence:

Monday 28 October 2002, HC 1207-i,  Session 2001-02

5.15pm    Liverpool New Deal for Communities

5.50pm    Dr Peter Tyler, University of Cambridge and Paul Lawless, Sheffield Hallam University

6.30pm    Audit Commission

Tuesday 26 November 2002, HC 76-i, Session 2002-03

2.30pm    Manningham Housing Association and Ted Cantle, Chair of the Community Cohesion Unity

3.10pm    Bob Collins, Director of Regeneration, Stoke Council, Bob Kerslake, Chief Executive of Sheffield Council, and Lin Homer, Chief Executive of Birmingham City Council

4.15pm    Mrs Pauline Davis, Nottingham New Deal for Communities

4.35pm    Mr Mohammed Dajani, Sheffield First and Mr Vince Taylor, Sheffield First

Monday 2 December 2002, HC 76-ii, Session 2002-03

4.45pm    Mr Clive Dutton, Director of Regeneration Gallagher Estates and Mr Anthony Glossop, Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive, St. Modwen Properties

5.25pm    Mr Julian Barwick, Chairman, Paddington Regeneration Partnership, Jackie Sadek, Chief Executive, Paddington Regeneration Partnership, and Ruth Duston, Head of Programmes, Paddington Regeneration Partnership

5.45pm    Mr Jonathan Blackie, Government Office for the North East and Mr Rob Smith, Regional Co-ordination Unit

6.20pm    Countryside Agency

Monday 9 December 2002, HC 76-iii, Session 2002-03

4.45pm    Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE)

5.10pm    Mike Shields CBE, Chief Executive, Regional Development Agency North West, and Mike Ward, Chief Executive, Regional Development Agency London

5.45pm    Mr Martin Wheatley, Head of Housing and Urban Team, Mr Paul O'Sullivan, Head of Environmental Tax Team, and Mr Stephen Mitchell, Head of Better Public Services, HM Treasury; Mr Alan Riddell, Deputy Director of Neighbourhood Renewal Unit, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Monday 16 December 2002, HC 76-iv, Session 2002-03

4.45pm    Joe Montgomery, Director of the Neighbourhood Renewal Unit

5.25pm    Trevor Beattie, Corporate Strategy Director, English Partnerships, Max Steinburg, Director of Investment and Regeneration in the North, NW Office of Housing Corporation, and Dr Norman Perry, Chief Executive of Housing Corporation

Monday 3 February 2003, HC 76-v, Session 2002-03

4.15pm    British Property Federation (BPF)

4.35pm    Barbara Roche MP, Secretary of State for Social Exclusion, Regional Co-ordination, Neighbourhood Renewal, Homelessness and Minister for Women and Equality, and Mr Alan Riddell, Deputy Director of Neighbourhood Renewal Unit, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Government Response:

Cm 5865 published in July 2003

The Licensing Bill (Lords) and the Evening Economy

Sixth Report from the Committee, Session 2002-03, HC 541 published on 20 March 2003

Government Response:

First Special Report of Session 2002-03  - Government Response to the Committee's Sixth Report on the Licensing Bill (Lords) and the Evening Economy, HC 750 published on 17 June 2003




2001-02

There were no inquiries on regeneration and renewal matters carried out by the Committee in Session 2001-02.