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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 Peter Geraghty, Chair of the Planning, Housing and Regeneration Board, ADEPT , Richard Roe, Corporate Director of Place, Trafford Council, and Liz Philpot, Growth Programmes and Policy Manager, East Riding of Yorkshire Council; Ojay McDonald, Chief Executive, Association of Town and City Management, Christina Rowe, Director of Operations, Bedford BID, and Jonathan Newman, Town Centre Manager, Great Yarmouth Town Centre Partnership (at 5.00pm).
There are currently no public meetings scheduled.
MPs take evidence on high streets and town centres in 2030 inquiry