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Session 2003-04 PN04

WORK & PENSIONS COMMITTEE

PRESS NOTICE


PRESS NOTICE

ASelect Committee announces witnesses

 in its child poverty inquiry

The House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee today announced further witnesses in its inquiry into child poverty. The inquiry into the Government's strategy to eradicate child poverty in the UK was announced in June 2003.

These sessions, the details of which are set out below, will take place in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House.

Wednesday 28 January 2004

at 9.45am    From the Treasury

Nicholas Holgate, Director of Welfare Reform

Helen John, Head of the Work Incentives and Policy Analysis Team.

Wednesday 4 February 2004

at 9.45am

                    Rt Hon Margaret Hodge, Minister for Children

Wednesday 11 February 2004

at 9.45am

Rt Hon Andrew Smith, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

DWP officials

Evidence sessions take place in public unless otherwise decided by the Committee. For further information about the inquiry or the sessions, please call 020 7219 5833.