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The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) is the UK Government department for communities and local government in England. It was established in May 2006 and is the successor to the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, established in 2001. Its headquarters is located at 2 Marsham Street, London. [1]
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Frequently met organisations

Andrew Stunell MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government [0]

Baroness Hanham CBE (Baroness Hanham)
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government [0]

Bob Neill MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government [0]

Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Department for Communities and Local Government [0]

Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP
Minister of State (Housing and Local Government), Department for Communities and Local Government [0]

Rt Hon Greg Clark MP
Minister of State (Decentralisation), Department for Communities and Local Government [0]

June 2011

CLG met the following to discuss Community Land Trusts and enfranchisement:
Community Land Trust (CLT) Network
East London CLT
NHF

CLG met the following to discuss Combined Fire Authorities:
Bucks FRS
East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service

CLG met the following to discuss Planning Policy:
Institute for Government
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

CLG met Witton Lodge Community Association to discuss community led regeneration.

CLG met City of London Corporation to discuss economic growth.

CLG met Hastoe Housing Association to discuss housing issues.

CLG met Ford Motor Company to discuss local enterprise.

CLG met Young Councillors' Roundtable to discuss local government issues.

CLG met Mayor of Hartlepool to discuss Localism.

CLG met Homeless Link to discuss welfare reform (the main issue) and the Homelessness Transition Fund.

CLG met The Prince's Charities for discussion of integration issues.

CLG met Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme to discuss Big Society.

CLG met Charles Wells Pub Company to discuss Community Pub and brewing industry.

CLG met Rt Hon Sir Alan Beith to discuss ERDF.

CLG met Cllr Peter Box leader of Wakefield Council to discuss European Regional Development Fund.

CLG met Young Advisors – Waltham Forest to discuss how young people can contribute to building the Big Society.

CLG met Anne Frank Trust UK to discuss Integration.

CLG met Local Government Association Conference to discuss Localism Bill and Planning Policy.

CLG met Vestas to discuss Thames Gateway Medway Estuary Superhub.

CLG met British Youth Council Interns to discuss their experiences of working within government.

May 2011

CLG met the following to discuss local enterprise partnerships:
Goodwin Development Trust
Hull
Hull\Humber Chamber of Commerce

CLG met the following to discuss regulation of landlords:
Graham Stuart MP
Humber Landlords Association

CLG met the following to discuss Cities Policy:
Centre for Cities
City Finance Commission

CLG met the following to discuss Launch local initiative on low carbon technologies:
Accord Group
Black Country Housing Group

CLG met Association of British Insurers to discuss domestic security.

CLG met Bishop of Manchester to discuss faith issues.

CLG met Dencora property development and investment to discuss housing issues.

CLG met Home Finance Forum to discuss key issues affecting the UK mortgage market.

CLG met Military Covenant Housing Summit to discuss service accommodation.

CLG met David Phipps to discuss sheltered housing concerns.

CLG met British Bankers' Association to discuss support for business.

CLG met Park Homes Industry Representatives to discuss the issues and scope of the consultation.

CLG met South East Strategic Leaders for general discussion.

CLG met Kurdistan Civil Defence Service for introductory meeting.

CLG met Localis for Local government lunch discussion.

CLG met Zero Carbon Hub to discuss Carbon Compliance levels report.

CLG met British Institute of Innkeeping to discuss Community Pubs.

CLG met Roundtable meeting Violence Against Women & Girls to discuss How local authorities and the voluntary and community sector can work closer together on violence against women and girls agenda.

CLG met School for Social Entrepreneurs to discuss Launch of report .

CLG met London Thames Gateway Development Corporation (LTGDC) to discuss Localisation of LTGDC.

CLG met House Churches to discuss One in a series of meetings with faith and non faith communities.

CLG met National Empty Homes Conference to discuss Outline Governments view on Empty Homes.

CLG met Retained Firefighters Union to discuss Restructuring.

CLG met Poplar HARCA & Coin Street Community Builders to discuss to view live examples of community led regeneration.

April 2011

CLG met the following to discuss Localism Bill:
British Retail Consortium
Country Land and Business Association

CLG met Youth4U Young Inspectors – Barking & Dagenham to discuss how young people can contribute to building the Big Society.

CLG met Core Cities Group to discuss Cities Policy.

CLG met The Plunkett Foundation to discuss Community Pubs funding.

CLG met Greene King to discuss Community Pubs.

CLG met Professor John Seddon to discuss Decentralisation.

CLG met Peoples Supermarket to discuss DRR appeal and social enterprise.

CLG met Noon Products to discuss Integration.

CLG met John Lewis Partnership to discuss Planning policy.

CLG met Countryside Properties Special Projects Ltd (CPPLC) to discuss Planning System, New Homes Bonus, Spending Review and Localism Bill.

CLG met Ordnance Survey to discuss Public Data Corporation.

CLG met Suffolk and Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service to discuss Shared Services.

CLG met Locality to discuss Temporary use of property assets .

CLG met Sir Terry Farrell to discuss Thames Gateway.

March 2011

CLG met the following to discuss Local Government Supply costs:
Andrew Smith
Helen Bailey
Lord Filkin
Rob Whiteman

CLG met the following to discuss Local Government Settlement:
Cllr Richard Kemp
Mark Garnier MP
Wyre Forest Council

CLG met the following to discuss community self build project:
Community Self Build Agency
Lord Tom King

CLG met the following to discuss DCLG research report on domestic violence services:
Baroness Eaton
Cllr Lucas

CLG met the following to discuss Local Integrated Services:
Baroness Eaton
Victor Adebowale

CLG met the following to discuss what areas to cover in the Minister speech:
Cllr Paul Bettison
Dr Andrew Larner

CLG met the following to discuss Local Government finance:
Gerald Howarth MP
Rushmoor Borough Council

CLG met the following to discuss Local Productivity programme:
Hampshire County Council
London Borough of Barnet

CLG met the following to discuss Workstream leads on Place-Based Productivity:
Cllr Stephen Greenhalgh
George Garlick

CLG met the following to discuss Workstream Leads on Place-Based Productivity:
Cllr Gerald Vernon-Jackson
David Jenkins

CLG met The North West Fund to discuss ERDF Financial Instruments.

CLG met Shelter to discuss general housing issues.

CLG met Haven Gateway Partnership to discuss Haven Gateway.

CLG met Homeless Link to discuss homelessness issues.

CLG met Barclays PLC to discuss homelessness.

CLG met Crisis to discuss housing issues.

CLG met RedNomad to discuss Website changes.

CLG met National Secular Society for introductory meeting .

CLG met London Councils for round-table discussion on decentralisation.

CLG met Confederation of British Industry for round-table discussion on Local Government matters.

CLG met Capita Estate and Property Efficiency Conference to discuss an Efficient Property Strategy in the Public Sector' speech.

CLG met Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers to discuss Community Pubs.

CLG met Prospect to discuss Finance.

CLG met Enterprise Inns to discuss Future of Community Pubs.

CLG met Willmott Dixon Group to discuss Local Enterprise Partnerships and Tax Increment Financing.

CLG met Midlands Business Representatives to discuss Local Enterprise Partnerships.

CLG met British Chambers of Commerce to discuss Localism, Economic Growth, Local Enterprise Partnerships.

CLG met Diana Awards to discuss meet award winners .

CLG met Planning Aid volunteers to discuss Planning Aid.

CLG met Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors to discuss Planning System.

CLG met Campaign for Weekly Collections to discuss Refuse Collection.

CLG met Strategic Land Partnerships to discuss Solar Panel Installations in the South West.

CLG met Local Works to discuss Sustainable Communities Act.

CLG met South East Strategic Leaders to discuss Transparency.

February 2011

CLG met the following to discuss Supported People Funding; Y Cube Housing schemes, Supported Housing schemes:
Stewart Jackson
Young Men's Christian Association

CLG met the following to discuss Planning:
Kate Hoey MP
Sport for England

CLG met Policy Exchange to discuss general housing issues.

CLG met Construction Products Association to discuss Planning issues.

CLG met Social Tenants to discuss Rewarding Social Tenants.

CLG met First Time Buyers Summit to discuss support for First Time Buyers.

CLG met East Thames to discuss the Olympic Village.

CLG met Greenwich Peninsula Regeneration Limited to discuss the regeneration of the Greenwich Peninsula.

CLG met Royal Town Planning Institute for Introduction meeting.

CLG met Reading Borough Council for introductory meeting.

CLG met Faith-Based Regeneration Network to discuss Big Society Vision .

CLG met Westminster Council to discuss Community Budgets.

CLG met Faith Matters to discuss Integration.

CLG met Blackpool Council to discuss Local Government finance.

CLG met Kettering Borough Council to discuss Local Government Settlement.

CLG met Civic Societies to discuss Localism Bill.

CLG met Westfields to discuss Planning and business.

CLG met Self-Build Housing Working Group Roundtable to discuss to address the key barriers to the growth of self-build housing.

CLG met Suffolk County Council to discuss Workstream Leads on Place-Based Productivity.

January 2011

CLG met the following to discuss Workstream Leads on Place-Based Productivity:
Andrew Smith
Cllr Gary Porter
Cllr Paul Bettison
Joanna Killian

CLG met the following to discuss Affordable housing:
The BAC O'Connor Centre
Trent and Dove Housing

CLG met the following to discuss Burden of Regulation in the planning:
Finsbury
Taylor Wimpey

CLG met the following to discuss Community Pubs:
Pub is the Hub
Punch Taverns

CLG met Financial Services Authority to discuss housing market.

CLG met East of England faiths council to discuss the work of East of England Faith Council and how it relates to that of Local Authorities.

CLG met Pocket Living to discuss Affordable Housing.

CLG met Asian Fire Service Association to discuss AFSA Conference report.

CLG met Cleone Foods to discuss Business engagement in regeneration.

CLG met Federation of British Fire Organisations to discuss Fire Issues.

CLG met Sir Don Curry to discuss Government's regulatory reform agenda.

CLG met Town and Country Planning Association to discuss Local Enterprise Partnerships and Planning on climate change.

CLG met London Pensions Fund Authority to discuss Pensions.

CLG met London Continental Railways to discuss Thames Gateway.

CLG met Renewable Energy Systems to discuss Wind Farms.

December 2010

CLG met the following for introductory meeting:
ARB- Architects registration Board
Royal Institute of British Architects

CLG met the following to discuss Big Society:
Clore Social Leadership Programme
Faith leaders

CLG met the following to discuss Local Government policy:
Cllr Peter Martin
Essex County Council

CLG met Federation of Small Businesses to discuss growth.

CLG met Christian Action Research and Education for introductory meeting .

CLG met Jewish Leadership Council for round-table discussion.

CLG met Lichfield to discuss Communities and Development.

CLG met Homelessness Foundation to discuss Housing issues.

CLG met Confederation of British Industry to discuss Local government service reform.

CLG met Turning Point to discuss Place space project.

CLG met Institute of Directors to discuss Regional economic development and Business Rates.

CLG met Peel ports to discuss Thames Gateway Medway Estuary Superhub.

November 2010

CLG met the following to discuss Fire Issues:
Association of Principal Fire Officers
CFOA Presidential Team

CLG met the following to discuss National Home Swap programme:
HomeSwapper and House Exchange
Tradocs

CLG met Town and Country Planning Association to discuss TCPA Conference.

CLG met Plumb Centre for Introduction to sector.

CLG met NHBC –National House Builders Councils for introductory meeting .

CLG met IsItFair to discuss Campaign (Nationwide Campaign Calling for Reform of C Tax System).

CLG met Co-operatives UK to discuss Co-operatives.

CLG met Black Country and local business leaders to discuss Local Enterprise Partnerships.

CLG met South East Strategic Leaders to discuss matters of interest in the South East.

CLG met Kettering Local Councillors to discuss New Homes.

CLG met Landmark Chambers to discuss Planning.

CLG met Skills for Justice to discuss Safer communities, Fire and Rescue Service.

CLG met Confederation of British Industry to discuss Spending Review, Community Budgets and Shared Services.

CLG met Capshop to discuss Thurrock Lakeside Basin Shopping Centre - Planning.

October 2010

CLG met the following to discuss Local Government Finance:
Bradford Council
Brentwood Borough Council
Cllr Louise McKinlay
Northamptonshire CC

CLG met the following to discuss The work of the National Tenant Organisations:
CCH
NFTMO
TAROE
TPAS

CLG met the following to discuss the impact of Housing issues:
Homelessness Foundation
Lord Freud

CLG met the following to discuss Ford low carbon project (SIMPLIFY). Localised partnerships in London Thames Gateway. Gateway to London :
Ford UK
Thames Gateway London Partnership

CLG met the following to discuss Planning issues surrounding coal extraction:
Coal Authority
Confederation of UK Coal Producers

CLG met Volume Developers Group to discuss how they will deliver the new model for affordable housing.

CLG met Locus Association to discuss public sector mapping and data.

CLG met Local Government Ombudsman to discuss the transfer of housing functions.

CLG met Volunteering England to discuss Volunteering England's concerns and ideas in relation volunteering and its importance in the Big Society.

CLG met Professor Colin Copus to discuss Elected Mayors.

CLG met London Fire Brigade to discuss Fire Planning for Emergency during Olympics.

CLG met Turning Point to discuss Integrated Services.

CLG met Lee Valley Regional Park Authority Legacy to discuss Legacy of Lee Valley Regional Park Authority.

CLG met Home Builders Federation to discuss Localism Bill and the new national planning policy framework.

CLG met Association of British Insurers to discuss Managing Flood Risks and Fires.

CLG met British Land to discuss Penfold Review.

CLG met Planning Issues Ltd to discuss Planning - Housing our Ageing Population Panel for Innovation's (HAPPI) report.

CLG met British Retail Consortium to discuss Planning for town centres.

CLG met Country Land and Business Association to discuss The national planning policy.

CLG met Health Bevan Brittan LLP to discuss total Place or Place Based Budgets.

September 2010

CLG met the following for introductory meeting:
British Humanist Association
Civic Voice
Confederation of British Industry

CLG met the following to discuss Housing Revenue Account and Decent Homes Standard:
East Durham Homes
Grahame Morris

CLG met the following to discuss Local Enterprise Partnerships:
Andrew Rawnsley
Patrick Wintour

CLG met the following to discuss the Core Strategy:
Cllr James McInnes
West Devon Borough Council

CLG met Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire to discuss local economic growth.

CLG met London Councils for introductory meeting to discuss issues pertaining to London.

CLG met Committee on Standards in Public Life to discuss abolition of the Standards Board regime.

CLG met Construction Products Association to discuss Carbon efficiency of buildings.

CLG met John Leech to discuss Changes to the HMO legislation.

CLG met Standards for England to discuss conduct for local authority members in a post-Standards Board world.

CLG met European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company to discuss Fire Control.

CLG met Chief Fire Officers Association to discuss Fire.

CLG met Graham Allen to discuss Housing issues in Nottingham City.

CLG met David Blunkett to discuss Housing Market Renewal.

CLG met District Councils Network to discuss Local Government Issues.

CLG met Civil Engineering Contractors Association to discuss Major Infrastructure Planning.

CLG met Andrew Bridgen to discuss Negative subsidy payments, Local housing referendums, Local Development Framework.

CLG met Nil Return to discuss Nil Return.

CLG met Commission of Funding of care and support to discuss Objectives of the Commission.

CLG met Mayor Boris Johnson to discuss Olympic Park Legacy Company.

CLG met Olympic Park Legacy Company to discuss Olympics.

CLG met Hazel Blears to discuss Pendleton PFI project.

CLG met Michael Ellis to discuss PFI Housing project in the Eastfield and Thorplands wards in the Northampton North constituency.

CLG met Royal Society for the Protection of Birds to discuss Planning Appeals.

CLG met Peter Luff to discuss planning policy in relation to travellers.

CLG met Delegation of Coventry residents to discuss Planning system.

CLG met Schofield Sweeney Solicitors to discuss Ports.

CLG met Derbyshire Dales District Council to discuss the Formula Grant Distribution.

CLG met Community Development Foundation to discuss Work of Community Development Foundation.

July 2010

CLG met the following to discuss Multi Religious Leadership:
Archbishop of Canterbury
Archbishop of Westminster
Chief Rabbi

CLG met the following to discuss social housing:
Chartered Institute of Housing
National Housing Federation

CLG met the following to discuss Big Society:
Social Enterprise Coalition
Young Advisors Charity

CLG met the following to discuss Various issues:
Barratt Developments
Shelter

CLG met Crisis to discuss a number of issues on single homelessness and rough sleeping.

CLG met National House-Building Council to discuss Current state of the housing market; Zero carbon homes and Zero Carbon Hub; and The role the NHBC may play in supporting the department, particularly during a period of cost savings.

CLG met Mineral Products Association to discuss planning Issues surrounding the Mineral Products Association.

CLG met Association for Consultancy and Engineering to discuss procurement ideas between local authorities and the private sector to deliver efficiencies,.

CLG met Marc1 Ltd to discuss proposals for the reform of Local Government procurement and shared services and outsourcing.

CLG met Delegation of petrol stations to discuss rating and revaluation of petrol filling stations.

CLG met National Self Build Association to discuss the self build industry.

CLG met Nigel Shadbolt to discuss transparency and data release within Local Government.

CLG met DP World for introductory meeting to discuss port in Thames Gateway.

CLG met Local Government Association for regular catch-up.

CLG met British Property Federation for update on localism bill.

CLG met Bishop of London to discuss Big society.

CLG met Institute of Community Cohesion to discuss Community Cohesion.

CLG met Local Government Association to discuss general Issues.

CLG met London Councils to discuss London Settlement - to discuss issues pertaining to London.

CLG met Mayor of London to discuss Olympics and Thames Gateway.

CLG met Quilliam Foundation to discuss Preventing Extremism.

CLG met Yasir Suleiman to discuss Projects.

CLG met Campaign to Protect Rural England to discuss Proposed reforms to the planning system.

CLG met Operation Black Vote to discuss Race Equality.

CLG met Winckworth Sherwood to discuss Shared ownership schemes.

CLG met Stephen Lawrence Trust to discuss Tackling Race Inequalities Fund.

June 2010

CLG met Mayor of London to discuss housing issues in London.

CLG met Home Builders Federation to discuss housing supply.

CLG met National Housing Federation to discuss Regional Spatial Strategies.

CLG met Tenant Services Authority to discuss social housing regulation.

CLG met Property and Energy Professionals Association to discuss the role of Energy Performance Certificates and support for their initiative to roll out property condition information products, including to create employment (career opportunities) for Home Inspectors.

CLG met Business Partners Network Event for Introductions with CLG's key business partners.

CLG met Local Government Association for regular catch-up.

CLG met Schofield Sweeney Solicitors to discuss catch-up meeting to discuss port rates.

CLG met Martha Lane Fox to discuss Digital Inclusion.

CLG met Mayoral Policy Director for Economic Development to discuss Fiscal Devolution.

CLG met mySociety to discuss New technology and citizenship communications.

CLG met Faith Matters to discuss Overview of the organisation's work.

CLG met Home Builders Federation to discuss Regional Spatial Strategies.

CLG met Deputy Mayor of London to discuss Thames Gateway.

May 2010

CLG met the following to discuss introductory Lunch:
Deputy Mayor of London
Mayor of London

CLG met Local Government Association for regular Catch-up.

CLG met Local Government Association for regular catch-up.

CLG met Local Government Association to discuss Budgeting for Place.

CLG met Local Government Leadership Centre to discuss total Place Summit.

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