Press Notice 06, Session 2006-07

6 December 2006


Committee to take evidence from ministers past and present

Future Programme:

14 December 2006, 10.00am - Skills for Government - PASC to hear from Rt Hon Charles Clarke MP, Rt Hon Nick Raynsford MP, and Rt Hon Baroness Shephard of Northwold.

25 January 2007, 10.00am - A Debt of Honour - Derek Twigg MP, Minister for Veterans, to give evidence.

Further sessions in January will be announced at a later date.


The Committee was nominated on 13 July 2005.  Its terms of reference are to examine the reports of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsmen, and to consider matters relating to the quality and standards of administration provided by Civil Service departments, and other matters relating to the Civil Service. The Membership of the Committee is as follows:

Tony Wright (Chairman) (Lab) (Cannock Chase), Mr David Burrowes (Con) (Enfield, Southgate), Paul Flynn (Lab) (Newport West), David Heyes (Lab) (Ashton under Lyne), Kelvin Hopkins (Lab) (Luton North), Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger (Con) (Bridgewater), Julie Morgan (Lab) (Cardiff North), Mr Gordon Prentice (Lab) (Pendle), Paul Rowen (Lib Dem) (Rochdale), Grant Shapps (Con) (Welwyn Hatfield), Jenny Willott (Lib Dem) (Cardiff Central)

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