Taken before the Communities and Local Government
on Monday 6 December 2010
|Mr Clive Betts (Chair)
|Bob Blackman||Stephen Gilbert
|Simon Danczuk||David Heyes
|Clive Efford||Mark Pawsey
Examination of Witnesses
Witnesses: Richard Kemp, Vice-Chair, Local
Government Association, Jules Pipe, Mayor of Hackney,
Chair, London Councils, and John Findlay, Chief
Executive, National Association of Local Councils, gave evidence.
Witnesses: Roy Greenslade, Professor of Journalism,
City University, London, and media commentator, Jeremy Dear,
General Secretary, National Union of Journalists, Simon
Edgley, Managing Director, Trinity Mirror Southern,
and Lynne Anderson, Communications Director, The
Newspaper Society, gave evidence.
Witness: Grant Shapps MP, Minister for
Local Government, gave evidence.