ODPM Press Notice

Session 2003-04  4 February 2004


The Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions will be hearing evidence for its inquiry into Social Cohesion on Wednesday 11th February:

All times are approximate:

Wednesday 11th February


Commission for Racial Equality


Rt Hon Margaret Hodge MBE MP, Minister of State for Children, Young People and Families, Department for Education and Skills

Dr Stephen Ladyman MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health, Department for Health


Yvette Cooper MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Fiona Mactaggart MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Race Equality, Community Policy and Civil Renewal), Home Office

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.

 If you would  like a copy of any House of Commons publications, and did not submit written or oral evidence to the relevant inquiry, then you may purchase them from The Stationery Office, General enquiries tel no.0870 600 5522, or access them via the Committee homepage on the Internet http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/odpm.cfm

Contact: Ben Kochan, 020 7219 1342