Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Sustainable Communities

On this page you can view all reports, special reports, oral and written evidence published by the Committee relating to sustainable communities. 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

There are currently no inquiries being carried out by the Committee on matters relating to Sustainable Communities.




2004-05

There were no inquiries carried out be the Committee on matters relating to sustainable communities during Session 2004-05.




2003-04

Supporting Vulnerable and Older People: The Supporting People Programme

Tenth Report from the Committee, Session 2003-04, HC 504-I published on 27 July 2004

Written Evidence:

Several memoranda were submitted to the Committee after the oral evidence session on Tuesday 30 March 2004, these were published as an appendix to the report.

Oral Evidence:

Tuesday 30 March 2004, HC 504-i

4.15pm    National Housing Federation

4.35pm    Women's Aid, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and Derbyshire County Council

4.55pm    Foundations and Hanover Housing Association

5.15pm    Yvette Cooper MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, and Wendy Jarvis, Divisional Manager: Housing, Care and Support, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Government Response:

Cm 6348 published in October 2004

Social Cohesion

Sixth Report from the Committee, Session 2003-04, HC 45-I published on 14 May 2004

Written Evidence:

HC 1060-II, Session 2002-03 published on 11 September 2003

HC 45-II, Session 2003-04 published on 14 May 2004

Oral Evidence:

Wednesday 17 September 2003 (Morning), HC 1060-i of Session 2002-03

10.00am    Pennine Care NHS Trust, Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust and Oldham Primary Care Trust

10.35am    West Pennine Housing Association,  Aksa Housing Association and First Choice Homes, Oldham

11.20am    Greater Manchester Police, Greater Manchester Fire Service and Greater Manchester Ambulance Service

12.00pm    Oldham United, North West Development Agency and Oldham and Rochdale Job Centre Plus

Wednesday 17 September 2003 (Afternoon) , HC 1060-ii of Session 2002-03

1.30pm    Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council, Leicester City Council and the London Borough of Haringey

2.20pm    Education and Cultural Services Directorate, Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council, Breeze Hill Secondary School, Burnley Brow Primary School, Oldham VI Form College and Connexions

3.15pm    Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council

4.00pm    Oldham Inter-Faith Forum

Thursday 18 September 2003 (Morning), HC 1060-iii of Session 2002-03

11.15am    Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council

Tuesday 27 January 2004, HC 45-i of Session 2003-04

9.15am    Leicester Mercury and Carlton Television

9.40am    Matthew Baggott, Chief Constable(Leicester Constabular)/Head of Racism & Diversity, Association of Chief Police Officers

10.10am    Coventry City Council and Luton Borough Council

10.45am    West London Alliance

Tuesday 3 February 2004, HC 45-ii of Session 2003-04

2.45pm    Emmaus School, Liverpool

3.15pm    Peacemaker and Tolerance in Diversity

3.45pm    Groundwork Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action

4.20pm    Age Concern England

Wednesday 11 February 2004, HC 45-iii of Session 2003-04

9.15am    Commission for Racial Equality

10.00am    Stephen Twigg MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools, Department for Education and Skills, and Dr Stephen Ladyman MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Community), Department for Health

10.35am    Yvette Cooper MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, and Fiona Mactaggart MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Race Equality, Community Policy, and Civil Renewal, Home Office

Government Response:

Cm 6284 published in July 2004

The Egan Review: Skills for Sustainable Communities

The Egan Review: Skills for Sustainable Communities, HC 549, Session 2003-04 published on 26 April 2004 [One-off oral evidence session]




2002-03

Living Places: Cleaner, Safer, Greener

Eleventh Report from the Committee, Session 2002-03, HC 673-I published on 29 July 2003

Written Evidence:

HC 673-II, Session 2002-03 published on 6 May 2003

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

Oral Evidence:

Wednesday 7 May 2003, HC 673-i

9.30am    ENCAMS   

10.00am    Wrigley Company Limited and McDonald's Restaurants Limited

10.30am    Groundwork

Tuesday 20 May 2003, HC 673-ii

9.15am    Local Government Association (LGA)

9.45am    Living Streets and the Urban Design Alliance

10.15am    Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE)

Wednesday 4 June 2003, HC 673-iii

9.15am    Heritage Lottery Fund and the New Opportunities Fund

9.45am    Rt Hon Richard Caborn MP, Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport, Rt Hon Alun Michael MP, Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Tony McNulty MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, and the Rt Hon John Spellar MP, Minister of State, Department for Transport

Government Response:

Cm 5989 published in October 2003

Planning for Sustainable Communities: Sustainable Communities in the South East

Eighth Report from the Committee, Session 2002-03, HC 77-I published on 29 April 2003

Written Evidence:

HC 77-II, Session 2002-03 published on 21 January 2003

Supplementary written evidence submitted to the Committee after 21 January 2003 was published as an appendix to the report.

Oral Evidence:

Tuesday 21 January 2003, HC 77-i

10.15am    Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Mr David Lunts, Director of the Urban Policy Unit, Mr Richard Horsman, Housing Policy and Finance, Mr Henry Cleary, Planning, Housing and Growth Unit, and Mr Jeff Channing, Planning Policy

11.15am    Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Susan Owens, Newnham College, Cambridge

Tuesday 28 January 2003, HC 77-ii

9.15am    Southend Council

9.45am    East of England Development Agency and the East of England Local Government Conference

10.30am    Cambridgeshire County Council

11.00am    Mid Beds Parish Council Consortium and the Ashford Rural Trust

Tuesday 4 February 2003, HC 77-iii

9.15am    Patrick Clarke, Llewelyn Davies and Andrew Cameron, Alan Baxter & Associates

10.00am    Housebuilders' Federation

10.30am    Professor John Whitelegg, Liverpool John Moores University

11.00am    Housing Corporation

Tuesday 11 February 2003, HC 77-iv

9.15am    Environment Agency, Water UK, and English Nature

10.00am    Roger Tym & Partners

10.30am    English Partnerships

Tuesday 25 February 2003, HC 77-v

9.45am    Rt Hon John Prescott MP, Deputy Prime Minister, Rt Hon Lord Rooker, Minister for Housing & Planning, Mr Neil McDonald, Programme Director, Communities Plan, and Mr David Lunts, Office of the Deputy Prime Ministr

11.30am    Rt Hon John Spellar MP, Minister of State, Department for Transport, Elliot Morley MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Commons), Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and and Mr Mike Walker, Head of Water Resources Branch, Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Government Response:

Cm 5895 published in July 2003




2001-02

There were no inquiries carried out be the Committee on matters relating to sustainable communities during Session 2001-02.