Treasury Committee press notice no. 26

Session 2005-06 15 March 2006

The administration of tax credits

The Treasury Sub-Committee has arranged a fifth evidence session in its inquiry into The administration of tax credits:

Wednesday 19 April 2006:

At 2.30 pm: Sir David Varney, Chairman, HM Revenue & Customs

This meeting will be held in a Committee Room of the House of Commons or Portcullis House. Those wishing to attend the meetings should check the venue by contacting the House of Commons Public Information Office on 020 7219 4272 on the day before the hearing.

The Sub-Committee has previously taken evidence in this inquiry from: Citizens Advice, Child Poverty Action Group, One Parent Families, Chartered Institute of Taxation, and the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (11 January); Advice Northern Ireland, Citizens Advice Northern Ireland, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, Association of Taxation Technicians, and Institute for Fiscal Studies (18 January); Rt Hon Frank Field MP and Public and Commercial Services Union (25 January); Rt Hon Dawn Primarolo MP, Paymaster General, HM Treasury (1 February).

The terms of reference for the Sub-Committee's inquiry into the administration of tax credits were announced on 9 November 2005 and are available at:

The Treasury Committee is a Select Committee of the House of Commons, appointed to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of HM Treasury, HM Revenue and Customs and associated public bodies. All Members of the Committee are Members of the Sub-Committee.

Rt Hon John McFall (Chairman), L, West Dunbartonshire
Lorely Burt, Lib Dem, Solihull
Mr Jim Cousins, L, Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Angela Eagle, L, Wallasey
Mr Michael Fallon, C, Sevenoaks, (Chairman , Sub-Committee)
Mr David Gauke, C, South West Hertfordshire
Ms Sally Keeble, L, Northampton North
Susan Kramer, Lib Dem, Richmond Park
Mr Andrew Love, L, Edmonton
Kerry McCarthy, L, Bristol East
Mr George Mudie, L, Leeds East
Mr Brooks Newmark, C, Braintree
Mr Mark Todd, L, South Derbyshire
Peter Viggers, C, Gosport