Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Press Notice

Session 2005-06  26 October 2005



The Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions will hold a one-off evidence session, on Monday 31st October, on the way in which the re-licensing process under the Licensing Act 2003 has been implemented, and what can be drawn from the experience.

Monday 31st October


Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)

Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR)


Councillor Audrey Lewis, Chair, Licensing Sub-Committee, Westminster City Council

Representatives from Bolton Municipal Borough Council


Local Government Association (LGA)

Institute of Licensing


James Purnell MP, Minister for Media and Tourism, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Phil Woolas MP, Minister of State (Local Government), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

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.

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