Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister Press Notices

Session 2004-05  2 February 2005



The Urban Affairs Sub-committee of the Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions will be hearing evidence for its inquiry into Empty Homes and Low-demand Pathfinders on the following date:

Tuesday 8 February


Pathfinder Chairs/Chief Executive’s

Michael Gahagan, Chairman, Transform South Yorkshire Housing Market Renewal Pathfinder

Max Steinberg, Chief Executive, Elevate East Lancashire

Jo Boaden, Director, Bridging NewcastleGateshead

John Glester, Chairman, NewHeartlands HMR Pathfinder, Merseyside


SAVE Britain’s Heritage

Merseyside Civic Society

Whitefield Conservation Action Group


Knowsley Housing Partnership

Bolton at Home/Bolton Council


Gateway, HMR Pathfinder, Kingston upon Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire

RENEW North Staffordshire, HMR Pathfinder

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.  Those wishing to attend the meeting should check the venue by contacting the Committee Office Information Line on 020 7219 2033 on the day before the hearing.

If you would  like a copy of any House of Commons publications, and did not submit written or oral evidence to the relevant inquiry, then you may purchase them from The Stationery Office, General enquiries tel no.0870 600 5522, or access them via the Committee homepage on the Internet:

Contact: Ben Kochan, 020 7219 1342