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House of Commons Public Bill Committee on the Localism Bill 2010-11

Here you can browse the record of the public proceedings of the House of Commons Public Bill Committee on the Localism Act 2011.

Committee members and staff

Chairs: Mr David Amess and Hugh Bayley

26 Members

  • Gavin Barwell
  • Fiona Bruce
  • Alun Cairns
  • Greg Clark
  • Nic Dakin
  • Simon Danczuk
  • Jack Dromey
  • Julie Elliott
  • Stephen Gilbert
  • Pat Glass
  • John Howell
  • Barbra Keeley
  • Brandon Lewis
  • Siobhain McDonagh
  • James Morris
  • Robert Neill
  • Eric Ollerenshaw
  • Mr Nick Raynsford
  • Alison Seabeck
  • David Simpson
  • Angela Smith
  • Henry Smith
  • Iain Stewart
  • Andrew Stunnell
  • Mr David Ward
  • Bill Wiggin

Clerk: Sarah Davies

Documents

Reports of Proceedings

Full transcripts of the Public Bill Committee meetings.

Proceeding Date
Committee Debate 24th sitting | PDF version, 135KB 10.03.2011
Committee debate 23rd sitting | PDF version, 109KB 10.03.2011
Committee debate 22nd sitting | PDF version, 204KB 08.03.2011
Committee debate 21st sitting | PDF version, 158KB 08.03.2011
Committee debate 20th sitting | PDF version, 191KB 03.03.2011
Committee debate 19th sitting | PDF version, 84KB 03.03.2011
Committee debate 18th sitting | PDF version, 177KB 01.03.2011
Committee debate 17th sitting | PDF version, 152KB 01.03.2011
Committee debate 16th sitting | PDF version, 181KB 17.02.2011
Committee debate 15th sitting | PDF version, 80KB 17.02.2011
Committee debate 14th sitting | PDF version, 163KB 15.02.2011
Committee debate 13th sitting | PDF version, 169KB 15.02.2011
Committee debate 12th sitting | PDF version, 187KB 10.02.2011
Committee debate 11th sitting | PDF version, 84KB 10.02.2011
Committee debate 10th sitting | PDF version, 225KB 08.02.2011
Committee debate 9th sitting | PDF version, 163KB 08.02.2011
Committee debate 8th sitting | PDF version, 178KB 03.02.2011
Committee debate 7th sitting | PDF version, 84KB 03.02.2011
Committee debate 6th sitting | PDF version, 238KB 01.02.2011
Committee debate 5th sitting | PDF version, 165KB 01.02.2011
Committee debate 4th sitting | PDF version, 195KB 27.01.2011
Committee debate 3rd sitting | PDF version, 88KB 27.01.2011
Committee Debate 2nd sitting | PDF version, 197KB 25.01.2011
Committee Debate 1st sitting | PDF version, 224KB 25.01.2011

Associated memoranda

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

Associated memoranda Date
Associated Memorandum submitted by Birmingham City Council – additional Memorandum (L 168) 21.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Kent Federation of Amenity Societies (KFAS) and Campaign to Protect Rural England Protect Kent (CPRE) (L 169) 21.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Taunton Deane Borough Council (L 170) 21.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Stratland Management Limited on behalf of Colonnade Land LLP (L 171) 21.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by District Council's Network (DCN) (L 172) 21.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Association of Democratic Services Officers (ADSO) (L173) 21.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Durham County Council (L174) 21.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Southwark Council (L175) 21.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Methodist Church and the United Reformed Church (L176) 21.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Remarkable Engagement (L177) 21.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) (L178) 21.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by London Borough of Hackney (L179) 21.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Fire Authority (BMKFA) (L180) 21.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Lichfield Planning (L181) 21.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Hampshire Association of Local Councils (the ALC) (L182) 21.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Suffolk Association of Local Councils (SALC) and Hertfordshire Association of Parish and Town Councils (HAPTC) (L183) 21.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Hunstanton Town Council (L 167) 18.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Jessica Sim (L159) 09.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by RES (L160) 09.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (L162) 09.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by The Wildlife Trusts (L163) 09.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by St Albans City & District Council (L164) 09.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Professor George Jones and Professor John Stewart (L165) 09.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Birmingham City Council (L166) 09.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Fire Industry Association and the British Security Industry Association (L 161) 09.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) (L115) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by National Association for Planning Enforcement (NAPE) (L116) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Theatres Trust (L117) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Fylde Borough Council (L118) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Chapter 7 (L119) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Sunderland City Council (L120) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Historic Houses Association (HHA) (L121) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by British Retail Consortium (BRC) (L122) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Viridor (L123) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Daventry District Council’s Standards Committee (L124) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by National Organisation of Residents Associations (NORA) (L125) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Outdoor Media Centre (OMC) (L126) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Runnymede Trust and Race on the Agenda (ROTA) (L127) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Association of Consultant Architects (L128) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Landscape Institute (L129) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by East Lindsey District Council (L130) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Planning and Environment Bar Association (PEBA) (L131) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Ross McNeill (L132) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Cambridge City Council (L133) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Historic Towns Forum (HTF) (L134) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Irish Traveller Movement in Britain (ITMB) (L135) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Age UK (L136) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by The Newspaper Society (L137) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Environmental Law Foundation (L138) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Vivien Green (L139) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by British and Irish Ombudsman Association (L140) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Cornwall Council Standards Committee (L141) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by North Warwickshire Borough Council (L142) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Sheffield City Council (L143) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Brockenhurst Parish Council (L144) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Bristol City Council (L145) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Ian Harley (Independent Chairman of the Northampton Borough Council Standards Committee) (L146) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by RESCUE: The British Archaeological Trust (L147) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by CHILDREN with LEUKAEMIA (L148) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Central Bedfordshire Council Standards (L149) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Kingston Seymour Parish Council (L150) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Hythe and Dibden Parish Council (L151) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Neighborhood group from a combined Hampshire village of Wildhern and hamlet of Charlton Down (Matt Dobson, Ian Dobson, Nicol McGregor, Sue McGregor, Ian Swayne, Rosie Swayne, Jan Maynard, Liz Wallis) (L152) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Somerset County Council (L153) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by EDF Energy (L154) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Association of Council Secretaries and Solicitors (ACSeS) (L155) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFA) (L156) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by R H K Stephens, Chairman, Standards Committee, Tewkesbury Borough Council, Gloucestershire (L157) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by New Local Government Network (NLGN) (L158) 04.03.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Peter Hayward (L 107) 18.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Hampshire County Council (L 108) 18.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Kathleen English (L 109) 18.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC) (L 110) 18.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Friends of the Earth (L 111) 18.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Mars Omega Partnership Ltd (L 112) 18.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, Wandsworth Borough Council and Westminster City Council (L 113) 18.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Local Government Group (LG Group) (L 114) 18.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Bar Association (L 98) 17.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Surrey Heritage on behalf of Surrey County Council (L 99) 17.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Construction Products Association (L 100) 17.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Save Britain’s Heritage (L 101) 17.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Friends of Lewes (L 102) 17.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) (L 103) 17.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the RSPB (L 104) 17.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the National Federation of ALMOs (L 105) 17.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Sustainable Urban Neighbourhood Network (SUNN) (L 106) 17.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Basildon Borough Council (L 89) 16.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Taunton Deane Borough Council’s Standards Committee (L 90) 16.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Planning Officers Society (POS) (L 91) 16.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) (L 92) 16.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Bristol Neighbourhood Planning Network (L 93) 16.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Brentwood Borough Council (L 94) 16.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Camden Association of Street Properties (L 95) 16.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Kate Bailey MRTPI CMLI (L 96) 16.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Traveller Law Reform Project (L 97) 16.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the National Farmers Union (NFU) (L 81) 12.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers (Fame) (L 82) 12.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Keighley Town Council (L 83) 12.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Peter Hayward – Additional Memorandum (L 84) 12.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Age UK (L 85) 12.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Development Trust and bassac (L 86) 12.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the UK Business Council for Sustainable Energy (UKBCSE) and Industry (L 87) 12.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by NAVCA on behalf of the Real Power for Communities Campaign (L 88) 12.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Mobile Operators Association (MOA) (L 64) 09.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the The Waterways Project (L 65) 09.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Henry Peterson OBE (L 66) 09.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Sophia Lambert, Chair of the Standards Committee of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (L 67) 09.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) (L 68) 09.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Norfolk Association of Local Councils (L 69) 09.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by The Heritage Alliance (L 70) 09.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Institute for Archaeologists (IfA) (L 71) 09.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) (L 73) 09.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the National Housing Federation (L 74) 09.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Northamptonshire County Council (L 75) 09.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Simon Sapper, Chair of the Standards Committee (L 76) 09.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by The Archaeology Forum (TAF) (L 77) 09.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Woodland Trust (L 78) 09.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Councillor Adrian Naylor (L 79) 09.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Peter Hayward (L 80) 09.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Philip Coleman (L 48) 07.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by David Alexander (L 49) 07.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (L 50) 07.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Highgate Society (L 51) 07.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Development Trusts Association (L 52) 07.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by County Councils Network (L 53) 07.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by E.ON (L 54) 07.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Professor Tony Warnes and Dr Maureen Crane (L 55) 07.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Keep Britain Tidy (L 56) 07.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Federation of Master Builders (L 57)] 07.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the British Retail Consortium (L 58) 07.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Rick Long MRTPI (L 59) 07.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Richard Carter (L 60) 07.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council (L 61) 07.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Moat (L 62) 07.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Highbury Group on Housing Delivery (L 63) 07.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Harpenden Town Council (L 35) 01.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by The Rural Coalition (L 36) 01.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) (L 38) 01.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Professor George Jones and Professor John Stewart (L 39) 01.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Dr Michael Macpherson (L 40) 01.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Committee on Standards in Public Life (L 41) 01.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by English Heritage (L 42) 01.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Local Government Yorkshire and Humber (LGYH) (L 43) 01.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Essex County Council (L 44) 01.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by South Cambridgeshire District Council (L 45) 01.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Age UK, Mencap, The National Autistic Society, RNIB, Sense and Scope (L 46) 01.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by The Joint Committee of the National Amenity Societies (JCNAS) (L 47) 01.02.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Environmental Services Association (L 21) 28.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the UK Major Ports Group (L 22) 28.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Crisis (L 23) 28.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Brethren’s Gospel Trusts (L 24) 28.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Association of Convenience Stores (L 25) 28.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the British Humanist Association (L 26) 28.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by British Humanist Association (L 26A) 28.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Core Connections (L 27) 28.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by John Mann (L 28) 28.01.2011
Memorandum in Chief PM - submitted by CBI (L 29) 28.01.2011
Memorandum in Chief PM - submitted by the Open Spaces Society (L 30) 28.01.2011
Memorandum in Chief PM - submitted by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) (L 31) 28.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Fylde Civic Awareness Group (L 32) 28.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Selattyn and Gobowen Parish Council (L 33) 28.01.2011
Memorandum in Chief PM - submitted by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (L 34) 28.01.2011
Memorandum in Chief submitted by by Civic Voice (L 01) 26.01.2011
Memorandum in Chief - PM - submitted by Wildlife and Countryside Link (L 02) 26.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Colin Crawford (L 03) 26.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Fleet Town Council (L 04) 26.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Bar Association (L 05) 26.01.2011
Memorandum in Chief - AM - submitted by Town and Country Planning Association (L 06) 26.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by The Hampshire Association of Local Councils (the ALC) (L 07) 26.01.2011
Memorandum in Chief - PM - submitted by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) (L 08) 26.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Chris Foote-Wood (L 09) 26.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Building and Social Housing Foundation (L 10) 26.01.2011
Memorandum in Chief - PM - submitted by the British Chambers of Commerce (L 11) 26.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Fordham Research (L 12) 26.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Fordham Research (L 12A) 26.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by A V Sandell (L 13) 26.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Mineral Products Association (L 14) 26.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by the Equality and Diversity Forum (L 15) 26.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by London First (L 16) 26.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Country Land And Business Association (L17) 26.01.2011
Memorandum in Chief - PM - submitted by Equality and Human Rights Commission (L 18) 26.01.2011
Memorandum in Chief submitted by the Mayor of London 26.01.2011
Associated Memorandum submitted by Centre for Public Scrutiny (L 20) 26.01.2011

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