COMMONS

Committee take evidence on Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission

19 April 2012

The Work and Pensions Committee will take oral evidence on the Government’s plans to abolish CMEC and to transfer its functions into the Department for Work and Pensions.

Wednesday 25 April 2012, Committee Room 16, House of Commons

At 1.30 pm

Department for Work and Pensions

  • Maria Miller MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State
  • Noel Shanahan, Commissioner and Chief Executive, Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission

The formal proposals for this process will be set out in a draft Order to be laid by the DWP under the Public Bodies Act 2011.

The Committee will also use the evidence session to follow up with the Minister some the recommendations in its report published in July 2011 on the Government’s proposed child maintenance reforms.

Further information

The Committee’s report on the Government’s proposed child maintenance reforms is the Fifth Report of Session 2010-12, HC 1074 (PDF 619.3KB).

The Government’s response to the Committee’s report is the Eight Special Report of Session 2010-12, HC 1727 (PDF 1.43MB).

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