Departmental Expert Panels

Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 5th February 2008.

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Photo of Parmjit Dhanda Parmjit Dhanda Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Communities and Local Government

In response to the Department's capability review, the Department set up three expert panels to provide analytical advice in the following policy areas:

(i) housing markets and planning;

(ii) neighbourhoods, cities and regions; and

(iii) housing and communities (social and affordable housing).

Membership of the respective panels is shown in the following tables Al, A2 and A3 respectively.

Table Al: Membership of the Housing Markets and Planning Analysis (HMPA) Expert Panel
Panel Organisation Notes
Lead panel member
Professor Michael Ball, Reading University
Panel members
David Adams Glasgow University
Peter Bibby Sheffield University
Neil Blake(1) Experian also on NCRA panel
Glen Bramley Heriot Watt University
Paul Cheshire(1) LSE also on NCRA panel
Christopher Cobbold DTZ
Simin Davoudi Newcastle University
Danny Dorling(1) Sheffield University also on NCRA and HCA panel
Alan Evans Reading University
Diana Kasparova Policy Studies Institute
Dave King Anglia University
Philip Leather Salford University
Chris Leishman Glasgow University
Alex Marsh(1) Bristol University also on HCA panel
Geoffrey Meen(1) Reading University also on NCRA panel
John Muellbauer Oxford University
Gwilym Pryce Glasgow University
Yvonne Rydin UCL
Christine Whitehead LSE
Peter Williams(1) Independent Consultant Also on HCA panel
Cecilia Wong Manchester University
Table A2: Membership of the Neighbourhoods, Cities and Regions (NCRA) Expert Panel
Panel Organisation Notes
Lead panel member
Michael Parkinson Liverpool John Moores University
Panel members
Neil Blake(1) Experian joint with HMPA
Paul Cheshire(1) LSE joint with HMPA
Ian Cole(1) Sheffield Hallam University joint with HCA
Mike Coombes Newcastle University
Danny Dorling(1) Sheffield University joint all three panels
Ian Gordon LSE
Anne Green Warwick University
Carol Hayden Shared Intelligence
Adrian Healy ECOTEC
Paul Lawless(1) Sheffield Hallam University joint with HCA
Geoff Meen(1) Reading University joint with HMPA
Henry Overman LSE
Anne Power LSE
Patricia Rice Oxford University
Graham Russell Amion
Ludi Simpson Manchester University
Stephen Syrett Middlesex University
Vince Taylor Vince Taylor Assoc
Ivan Turok Glasgow University
Peter Tyler(1) Cambridge University joint with HCA
Table A3: Membership of the Housing and Communities (HCA) Expert Panel
Panel Organisation Notes
Lead panel member
Professor Mark Stephens York University
Panel members
Jeff Austin Independent Consultant
Shaun Bennett Civis Consultants
Bob Blackaby Independent Consultant
Tim Blackman Durham University
Ian Cole(1) Sheffield Hallam University also on NCRA panel
David Cowan Bristol University
Danny Dorling(1) Sheffield University also on NCRA and HMPA panel
Suzanne Fitzpatrick York University
Kenneth Gibb Glasgow University
David Hall Tribal Group
Adrian Jones Independent Researcher
Michael Jones Cambridge University
Paul Lawless Sheffield Hallam University also on NCRA panel
Alex Marsh Bristol University also on HMPA panel
Sarah Monk Cambridge University
David Mullins Birmingham University
David Ormandy Warwick University
Hal Pawson Heriot Watt University
Rob Rowlands Birmingham University
Rebecca Tunstall LSE
Peter Tyler(1) Cambridge University also on NCRA panel
Peter Williams(1) Independent Consultant also on HMPA panel
(1) Denotes membership of more than one expert panel

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