Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister Press Notices

Session 2004-05  9 February 2005



Following the publication of the Committee’s Report into ‘The Evening Economy and the Urban Renaissance’ in 2003*, the Urban Affairs Sub-committee has resolved to hold a one-off evidence session in mid-March.  The session is intended as a follow-up to look at the progress made since the publication of the Committee’s Report and the Government’s Response.  Should any organisation or individual wish to write to update the Committee on this subject, any information submitted by Friday 4 March will be considered.

A press notice will be issued nearer the date giving details of witnesses.

Contact: Lynn Gardner, 020 7219 3927

* ‘The Evening Economy and the Urban Renaissance’, Twelfth Report of the Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions, Session 2002-03 -

The terms of reference for the original inquiry into ‘The Evening Economy and the Evening Economy’ can be accessed via the Committee’s website -


Written evidence must if possible be submitted in an electronic format, either on disk or preferably by e-mail. It should be in MS Word or Rich Text format.  If sent by e-mail it should for this inquiry be sent to  The e-mail must include a contact name, telephone number and postal address. The e-mail should also make clear who the submission is from. If sent by post it should be sent to the Clerk, ODPM Committee, Committee Office, House of Commons, 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA. Witnesses without access to a computer are respectfully requested to take particular care that submissions are legible.

Submissions should be as brief as possible, and certainly no more than 3,000 words. Paragraphs should be numbered for ease of reference, and it would be helpful to include a brief executive summary. Those submitting evidence are reminded that evidence should be original work, not previously published or circulated elsewhere. Once submitted no public use should be made of it. Guidance on the submission of evidence can be found at

Further details of the Committee, including its current membership, can be found on the Committee's homepage at  Information about the Committee can also be obtained from 020 7219 4972.