Communities and Local Government Committee: press notice

Session 2008-09, 19 March 2009

Publication of Report

Publication of Report

Report publication: Appointment of the Chair of the Infrastructure Planning Commission

The Communities and Local Government Committee will publish its Fourth Report of Session 2008-09, Appointment of the Chair of the Infrastructure Planning Commission, on Monday 23 March 2009 at 11.00 am.

The report follows the pre-appointment hearing held with the Government's preferred candidate for the post, Sir Michael Pitt, on Monday 16 March. An uncorrected transcript of this session is already available on the Committee's website.

The Report will be available in the following ways:

Copies of the Report may be obtained, on publication, from the usual outlets, including The Parliamentary Bookshop and The Stationery Office (reference: Fourth Report of the Committee, Session 2008-09, HC 354).

The Report will be posted on the internet at approximately 11.00 am on 23 March 2009, and will be accessible via the Committee's webpages.

Please note that, in line with the guidelines for pre-appointment hearings set down by the Liaison Committee in its First Report of 2007-08 (HC 594), embargoed copies of this report will not be available.


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), Andrew George (Lib Dem), Mr Greg Hands MP (Con), Anne Main MP (Con), Dr John Pugh MP (Lib Dem), Emily Thornberry MP (Lab), Neil Turner MP (Lab), David Wright MP (Lab).

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