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Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
Inquiry launched on Thursday 10 May 2018. Closing date for written submissions was Friday 22 June 2018.
The inquiry will examine the future role of the high street in contributing to the local economy and the health, cohesion and cultural life of the local community and the challenges faced amid changing demographic, technological and other trends in recent decades.
It will also look at how local areas are planning for the future of their high streets and town centres and creating the conditions to sustain them in the years ahead, as well as whether councils have the planning, licensing, tax raising and other tools needed to help local areas flourish.
Evidence given by Professor Cathy Parker, Professor of Marketing and Retail Enterprise, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chair Institute of Place Management, William Grimsey, Chairman, The Grimsey Review and The Grimsey Review 2, and Dr Andres Coca-Stefaniak, Associate Professor, Department of Marketing, Events and Tourism, University of Greenwich.
There are currently no public meetings scheduled.
HCLG Committee publishes written evidence ahead of oral evidence session on Monday 10 September