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

Session 2005-06  14 March 2006



The Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government  and the Regions will be hearing evidence for its inquiry, Is there a future for Regional Government? on the following date:

Monday 20 March

4.20pm    Durham County Council

Nottinghamshire County Council

Dorset County Council

County Councils Network

4.45pm    Reading Borough Council

Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Hull City Council

5.10pm    North East Assembly

5.30pm    Association of London Government

All timings 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.

 Submissions of written evidence received by the Committee by 14th February and accepted by the Committee as evidence relevant to its current inquiry have been published on the internet in three volumes. The evidence has been reported to the House and placed on the internet on the authority of the Committee. Any public use of, or reference to, the contents should make clear that it is not yet an approved final record of the written evidence. The written evidence can be accessed via the following URL:

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

Tel: 0207 219 0718/ Mobile: 07917488557 / e-mail: