Treasury Committee Press Notice No. 14

Session 2005-06 16 December 2005

The administration of tax credits

The Treasury Sub-Committee has arranged a programme of evidence sessions on its inquiry into the administration of tax credits. Witness names will be confirmed shortly but the running order will be:

Wednesday 11 January 2006:

At 2.45pm: Citizens Advice, Child Poverty Action Group, and One  Parent Families

At approx. 3.45pm: The Chartered Institute of Taxation, and The Chartered Institute of Taxation (Low Incomes Tax Reform Group)

Wednesday 18 January 2006:

At 2.30pm: Advice Northern Ireland, and Citizens Advice Northern Ireland

At approx. 3.15pm: Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, and Association of Taxation Technicians

At approx. 4.00pm: Institute for Fiscal Studies

Wednesday 25 January 2006:

At 2.30pm: Rt Hon Frank Field MP

At approx. 3.15pm: Public and Commercial Services Union

Wednesday 1 February 2006:

At 2.30pm: Rt Hon Dawn Primarolo MP, Paymaster-General, HM Treasury and officials

These meetings 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 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: http://www.parliament.uk/treascom