Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister Press Notices

Session 2004-05  24 March 2005



The Urban Affairs Sub-Committee has resolved to hold a further evidence session for its inquiry into Coalfield Communities: a follow-up on Tuesday 5 April.

The Sub-Committee will be hearing evidence from:

9.40 am

Lord Warner, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health

10.00 am

Rt Hon John Prescott MP, Deputy Prime Minister and First Secretary of State

All times are approximate.

The session is intended as a follow-up, examining progress made since the publication of the Committee’s Report into ‘Coalfield Communities’ in March 2004* and the Government’s Response. 

* ‘Coalfield Communities’, Fourth Report of the Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions, Session 2003-04 -

The terms of reference for the original inquiry into ‘Coalfield Communities’ can be accessed via the Committee’s website -

Contact: Charlotte Littleboy, Committee Clerk 020 7 219 3290/


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.