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

Session 2005-06  23 January 2006


On 7 December 2005, the Committee announced a new inquiry into Coastal Towns.  Details of the inquiry including terms of reference can be found in the Committee’s press notice no 16, dated 7 December 2005, available at:

The Committee has decided to extend the deadline by which interested parties should submit written evidence to the inquiry to 5.00pm on Monday 27 February 2006. More information about the required format of submissions is given below.

Details of oral evidence sessions in this inquiry will be announced in due course.

Contact: Ian Hook, Committee Assistant 020 7 219 4972


Written evidence should 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.  Your written evidence must include a contact name, telephone number and postal address. It should also be clear who the submission is from.  If sent by e-mail it should be sent to If sent by post it should be sent to the Clerk, ODPM Committee, Committee Office, House of Commons, 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA. Witnesses submitting handwritten memoranda are respectfully requested to take particular care that submissions are legible.

Detailed guidance on the submission of evidence to the ODPM Committee can be found here:

Alternatively, please call on 020 7219 4972 to request a copy by post or email.

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.

Notes for editors:

Media inquiries should be directed to Laura Kibby, Select Committee Media Officer

Tel: 0207 219 0718

Mobile: 07917488557