Formal Minutes


Members present:

Ms Harriet Harman, in the Chair

Chris Bryant, Ms Dawn Butler, Simon Hughes, Mr Greg Knight, Mrs Theresa May, Sir Peter Soulsby, Sir Nicholas Winterton

1. Future Programme

The Committee considered this matter.

2. Oral evidence: Regional Accountability

Cllr Keith Mitchell, Chairman, English Regions Network and South East Regional Assembly, Cllr Alan Dean, Chairman, East of England Regional Assembly, Bryony Houlden, Chief Executive, South West Regional Assembly, Gary Topp, Yorkshire and Humber Regional Assembly SEEP and Chief Executive of Yorkshire Culture, and Nigel Rudd, Chief Executive, East Midlands Regional Assembly; and

Paul Raynes, Programme Director, Cllr David Sparks, Chair of the Local Government Association Regeneration and Transport Board and Cllr David Parsons, Leader of Leicestershire County Council, Local Government Association, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 20 February at 9.30 a.m.