Healthcare representatives questioned on local authorities' role in health issues

22 November 2012

The Communities and Local Government Committee holds its second evidence session on the role of local authorities in health issues. This session takes evidence on, and examines, preparations for the transfer of public health responsibilities to local authorities.


Monday 26 November 2012, Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 4.10 pm

  • Cllr Steve Bedser, Member, Community Wellbeing Board, Local Government Association
  • Dr Peter Carter, Chief Executive, Royal College of Nursing
  • Cllr Alan Connett, Executive Lead for Health and Wellbeing, District Councils Network
  • Professor Gabriel Scally, Director of WHO Collaborating Centre for Healthy Urban Environments, University of the West of England
  • Dr Penny Toff, co-Chair, Public Health Medicine Committee, British Medical Association

At 5.20 pm

  • Caroline Abrahams, Director of External Affairs, Age UK
  • Richard Blyth, Head of Policy and Practice, Royal Town Planning Institute
  • Andy Murdock, External Relations and Policy Director, Celesio UK
  • Paul Woodward, Chief Executive, Sue Ryder Care

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