International Development Committee Announcement

PUBLICATION OF SPECIAL REPORTS

First Special Report: Government Response to the Committee's Seventh Report of Session 2008-09 on URBANISATION AND POVERTY

The International Development Committee published its Report on Urbanisation and Poverty on 22 October 2009 (Seventh Report of Session 2008-09, HC 511-I&II). The Committee has now received the Government Response to the Report, which will be published on Monday 18 January at 10.00 am as the First Special Report from the Committee, Session 2009-10 [HC 251].

Second Special Report: Government Response to the Committee's Eighth Report of Session 2008-09 on DFID'S PROGRAMME IN NIGERIA

The International Development Committee published its Report on DFID's Programme in Nigeria on 23 October 2009 (Eighth Report of Session 2008-09, HC 840-I&II). The Committee has now received the Government Response to the Report, which will be published on Monday 18 January at 10.00 am as the Second Special Report from the Committee, Session 2009-10 [HC 250].

Copies of the Special Reports can be ordered from The Stationery Office (Tel: 0845 702 3474) or from the Parliamentary Bookshop (Tel: 020 7219 3890) or they can be viewed on our website from the day of publication at: http://www.parliament.uk/indcom

Additionally, from 10.00 a.m. on Monday 18 January, the Special Reports will be available for collection by Government Departments, witnesses and the press from the Reception Desk at 7 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA and from the Press Gallery.

Enquiries to Vanessa Hallinan, Committee Assistant at: [email protected]

FURTHER INFORMATION:

Committee Membership is as follows: Malcolm Bruce MP (Chairman, Lib Dem), John Battle MP (Lab), Hugh Bayley MP (Lab), Richard Burden MP (Lab), Mr Nigel Evans MP (Con), Mr Mark Hendrick MP (Lab/Co-op), Daniel Kawczynski MP (Con), Mr Mark Lancaster MP (Con), Mr Virendra Sharma (Lab), Mr Marsha Singh MP (Lab), Andrew Stunell MP (Lib Dem).

Committee Contact: Carol Oxborough, 020 7219 1226, or [email protected]

Media Enquiries: Alex Paterson, 020 7219 1589, or [email protected]

Committee website: www.parliament.uk/indcom

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Publications/Reports/Reference Material: Copies of all select committee reports are available from the Parliamentary Bookshop (12 Bridge Street, Westminster, 020 7219 3890) or the Stationery Office (0845 7023474)