Scottish Affairs Committee Press Notice

Announcement 21 of Session 2007-08

29 April 2008

Scottish Affairs Committee to publish Government and Scottish Executive responses to Poverty and Child Poverty reports

The Scottish Affairs Committee will publish its Second Special Report of Session 2007-08 Poverty in Scotland and Child Poverty in Scotland: Responses by the Government and the Scottish Executive to the Committee's Second and Third Report of Session 2007-08 [HC 525] on Wednesday 30 April 2008 at 11 a.m.

Government departments and accredited members of the press who wish to pick up a copy of the report from 7 Millbank should contact the Committee by email ([email protected]) or call 020 7219 2173. The full text will be available on the Committee's website on the day of publication.

Committee Membership is as follows:

Mr Mohammad Sarwar MP (Lab, Glasgow Central) (Chairman), Alistair Carmichael MP (Lib Dem, Orkney and Shetland), Ms Katy Clark MP (Lab, North Ayrshire and Arran), Mr Ian Davidson MP (Lab/Co-operative, Glasgow South West), Mr Jim Devine MP (Lab, Livingston), Mr Jim McGovern MP (Lab, Dundee West), Mr John MacDougall MP (Lab, Glenrothes), Mr Angus MacNeil MP (SNP, Na h-Eileanan An Iar), David Mundell MP (Con, Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale), Mr Charles Walker MP (Con, Broxbourne) and Mr Ben Wallace MP (Con, Lancaster and Wyre)

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