Providing a local government viewpoint to Parliamentary Select Committee inquiries is a core part of the Public Affairs and Campaigns team's activity. These responses are a useful way of promoting the views of councils to Parliament.

If you would like more information about how we work with Select Committees, please contact Lee Bruce email: lee.bruce@local.gov.uk

Select Commitee Subject Contact
Health Public expenditure kirsty.ivanoski-nichol@local.gov.uk
Communities and Local Government Future role of English local authorities in health issues kirsty.ivanoski-nichol@local.gov.uk
Environment Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) committee Pre-legislative scrutiny into the Draft Water Bill lee.bruce@local.gov.uk
Health Select Committee Social care kirsty.ivanoski-nichol@local.gov.uk
Public Service and Demographic Change Committee Impact of demographic change on public services kirsty.ivanoski-nichol@local.gov.uk
Political and Constitutional Reform Select Committee  Do we need a constitutional convention for the UK? lee.bruce@local.gov.uk
Work and Pensions  Progress towards implementation of universal credit kirsty.ivanoski-nichol@local.gov.uk
Environment Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) committee Dog control and welfare kirsty.ivanoski-nichol@local.gov.uk

Communities and Local Government (CLG)

Housing and planning thomas.coales@local.gov.uk
Communities and Local Government (CLG) Financing of new housing supply thomas.coales@local.gov.uk
Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill Committee Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill

kirsty.ivanoski-nichol@local.gov.uk

Communities and Local Government (CLG)

Councillors and the community jessica.thrift@local.gov.uk
Education Careers guidance for young people jessica.thrift@local.gov.uk
Environment Audit Committee (EAC) thomas.coales@local.gov.uk
Transport Rail decentralisation thomas.coales@local.gov.uk
Joint Select Committee on the Draft Communications Bill Pre-legislative scrutiny on the Draft Communications Bill kirsty.ivanoski-nichol@local.gov.uk
Work and Pensions Progress towards implementation of universal credit lee.bruce@local.gov.uk
Political and Constitutional Reform Select Committee  Do we need a constitutional convention for the UK? lee.bruce@local.gov.uk
House of Lords Select Committee on Adoption Legislation The committee will be examining all aspects of adoption legislation, and will also consider any draft legislation published by the Government as part of the process jessica.thrift@local.gov.uk
Education Foundation years – Sure Start children's centres jessica.thrift@local.gov.uk

Education

Pre-legislative scrutiny of the Government's proposed reform of provision for children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN) jessica.thrift@local.gov.uk