Oral evidence

24 June 2013

Witnesses: Louise Casey CB, Director General, Troubled Families Programme, Department for Communities and Local Government, Jim Hopkinson, Head of Targeted Services and Lead on Troubled Families, Leeds City Council, and Jayne Moules, Co-ordinator, Newcastle Families Programme (Lead for Troubled Families), Newcastle City Council, and Rt Hon Mr Eric Pickles MP, Secretary of State, and Brandon Lewis MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government

18 June 2013

Witnesses: Cllr Peter Halliday, Leader, Tendring District Council, Ian Davidson, Chief Executive, Tendring District Council, Richard Puleston, Assistant Chief Executive, Essex County Council, and Cllr Kevin Bentley, Deputy Leader, Essex County Council,and Steve Atkinson, Secretary, District Councils Chief Executives Network, and Chief Executive, Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council, Chief Inspector Nicola Faulconbridge, Tunbridge Wells District Commander, Nazeya Hussain, Head of Policy and Partnerships, Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, and Paul Warren, Chief Executive, Rochford District Council

3 June 2013

Witnesses: Geoff Little, Deputy Chief Executive (Performance), Manchester City Council, Jackie Mould, Director, Strategic Partnerships, Birmingham City Council, Steve Robinson, Chief Executive, Cheshire West and Chester Council

20 May 2013

Witnesses: Sir Merrick Cockell, Chairman, Local Government Association, Mr Paul Raynes, Head of Programmes (Localism and Finance), Local Government Association, and Ms Laura Wilkes, Policy Manager, Local Government Information Unit