Communities and Local Government Committee: Press Notice

Session 2007-08    22 April 2008

Community Cohesion and Migration: Oral evidence session

The Communities and Local Government Committee will be hearing evidence for its inquiry into Community Cohesion and Migration on the following date:

Tuesday 22 April 2008 at 10.20 am

10.20 am Alison Seabrooke, Chief Executive, and Melanie Bowles, Practice Links Manager, Community Development Foundation

10.50 am   Rt hon Hazel Blears, Secretary of State, Communities and Local Government, and Mr Liam Byrne, Minister of State for Borders and Immigration, Home Office

All times 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. All members of the public entering the Palace of Westminster are subject to security search, so please allow time for this.


Committee Membership is as follows: Dr Phyllis Starkey MP (Chair, Lab), Sir Paul Beresford MP (Con), Mr Clive Betts MP (Lab), John Cummings MP (Lab),  Jim Dobbin MP (Lab/Co-op),  Andrew George (Lib Dem), Mr Greg Hands MP (Con), Anne Main MP (Con), Mr Bill Olner MP (Lab), Dr John Pugh MP (Lib Dem), Emily Thornberry MP (Lab).

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