Communities and Local Government Committee: Press Notice



The  Communities and Local Government Committee will be hearing evidence for its inquiry into Coastal Towns on the following dates:

Tuesday 17th October

4.20pm    Chartered Institute of Housing

4.45pm    Foyer Federation

5.05pm    JobCentre Plus

5.30pm    Environment Agency

5.55pm    Learning and Skills Council

Tuesday 24th October

4.20pm    Rt Hon Margaret Hodge MBE MP, Minister of State (Industry and the Regions), Department for Trade and Industry

4.50pm    Barry Gardiner MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Biodiversity, Landscape and Rural Affairs), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

5.20pm    Rt Hon Richard Caborn MP, Minister of State (Sport), Department for Culture, Media and Sport

5.50pm    Phil Woolas MP, Minister of State (Local Government & Community Cohesion), Department of Communities and Local Government

All timings are approximate.

The evidence session will take place in public, unless otherwise decided by the Committee, in a Committee Room at the House of Commons. 

 Submissions of written evidence received by the Committee by 27th February and accepted by the Committee as evidence relevant to its current inquiry have now been published (Coastal Towns: Written Evidence, HC 1023-II).   The volume of written evidence can be purchased from The Stationery Office (tel: 0870 242 2345), or accessed via the following URL:

Contact Committee Secretariat on 020 7219 4972

Notes for editors:

Media inquiries should be directed to Laura Kibby, Select Committee Media Officer

Tel: 0207 219 0718/ Mobile: 07917488557 / e-mail: