Communities and Local Government Committee: Formal Minutes

Tuesday 11 July 2006

Dr Phyllis Starkey, in the Chair

Members present:

Sir Paul Beresford

Mr Clive Betts

John Cummings

Dr John Pugh

Coastal Towns visit

Resolved, That the Committee visit Margate and Hastings in Kent on 18th October, and Cumbria on 19th October in connection with the visit on Coastal Towns.

Oral Evidence Session for the Coastal Towns inquiry

Colin Dawson, Chief Executive, BALPPA and Philip Miller MBE, Managing Director of Stockvale Ltd, owners and operators of Adventure Island Amusement Park, Southend on Sea, The British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers & Attractions Ltd;

Michael Bedingfield, England Marketing Director and Stuart Barrow, Government Affairs Officer, Visit Britain; 

Judith Cligman, Director of Policy and Kate Clarke, Deputy Director, Policy, Heritage Lottery Fund;

Duncan McCallum, Policy Director, Policy and Communications Group, English Heritage; and

Jess Steele, Deputy Chief Executive, British Urban Regeneration Association; gave oral evidence.

 [Adjourned till Wednesday 12 July at a quarter past Five o’clock.