Trade and Industry Press Notice 71

Session 2002-03   15 May 2003

Press Notice 71


Inquiry into The Impact of the Introduction of Direct Payment for State Pension and Benefit Payments on Post Office Business

Tuesday 20th May

The Committee will take evidence in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House.  The witnesses will be:



National Federation of Sub-Postmasters

Age Concern


National Federation of Women’s Institutes

CWU/ Amicus

National Association of Citizens’ Advice Bureaux

Wednesday 4th June

The Committee will take evidence from:


Post Office Ltd


Stephen Timms MP, Minister of State for E-Commerce and Competitiveness, Department of Trade and Industry.

Malcolm Wicks MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions.

The venue for this session has not yet been confirmed.  Those wishing to attend should check the venue by contacting the Committee Office Information Line on 020 7219 2033. 

For further information about this inquiry contact the Trade and Industry Committee Office on 020 7219 5777/5778.