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

Session 2005-06 9 May 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 15 May

4.40pm North West Regional Assembly, Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA), The Mersey Partnership, Merseytravel, the Government Office for the North West, and Carlisle City Council

5.30pm English Regional Development Agencies and the Learning and Skills Council

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 now been published (Is there a future for Regional Government?: Written Evidence, HC 977-II). The volume of written evidence can be purchased from The Stationary Office (tel: 0845 7 02 34 74), or accessed via the following URL:

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

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