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Terms of reference & written evidence

The inquiry was announced on 12 June 2012 and written evidence was invited for submissions of up to 3,000 words. The original deadline for the submission of evidence was 29 June 2012, however, this was extended to 30 August 2012.

Parliament TV

You can watch previous evidence sessions of the Committee via the Parliamentary webcast:

Oral Evidence

The following evidence sessions have been held for this inquiry:

Tuesday 11 September 2012

At 10.30am:

  • Mark Reeve, Interim Chair, Greater Cambridgeshire and Greater Peterborough LEP
  • David Frost, Chair, LEP Network
  • Adrian Shooter, Chair, Oxfordshire LEP
  • James Newman, Sheffield City Region LEP
  • Linda Edworthy, Director of Policy and Strategy, Tees Valley Unlimited

At 11.45am:

  • Paul Kalinauckas,  Chief Executive, Black Country Reinvestment Society
  • Roger Salomone, Head of Business Environment, EEF Ltd
  • Sumita Shah, Technical Manager, Public Sector, Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • Michael Leithrow, General Manager, Northern Pinetree Trust
  • Philip Ray, Finance Administration Manager, Steelite International
  • David Dunn, Chief Executive , Sunderland Software City

Tuesday 16 October 2012

At 9.30am:

  • Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, Minister of State for Business and Enterprise, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills