Communities and Local Government Committee: Press Notice

Session 2007-08  28 April 2008

Planning Skills: Oral evidence session

The Communities and Local Government Committee will be hearing evidence for its inquiry into planning Skills on the following date:

Monday 28 April 2008 at 4.50 pm

4.50 pm Sir John Egan, Author of Skills for Sustainable Communities (the Egan Review)

5.20 pm Planning Officers Society - Mr Stuart Hylton and Ms Lynda Addison

Mr Lindsay Frost, Planning Officer

All times are approximate.

Further evidence sessions are expected to take place during May.

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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